Authorities are establishing a temporary location for food and distribution of basic household items like blankets, sleeping mats, eating utensils. UNHCR and partners on the ground are in contact with the authorities to support the provision of immediate aid. (3/3) https://t.co/GYERhk5YlV
It is estimated that shelters for more than 500 asylum seekers have been affected at the site, which hosts in total more than 3,900. UNHCR is grateful for the swift intervention of the Fire Brigade and emergency services. (2/3) https://t.co/DCbVVyRzCT
We are deeply saddened at news of a boy found dead on the shores of Samos. According to the Hellenic Coastguard, 24 people have been located since early morning ashore the island. Our team stands ready to support the survivors. https://t.co/zBamxkGm0B
Fighting the virus together!?
These refugees and asylum seekers in Trikala and Karditsa, central Greece, give back to their host community one face mask at a time.
Cities #WithRefugees https://t.co/8NNCwWt2zg
"The city of Larissa has embraced refugees & asylum-seekers in finding a new home. It has also taken steps with partners on the ground to help them integrate into local society."
UNHCR ?? Representative signing today a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Mayor of Larissa. https://t.co/BZEH332SrT
Residents on Samos are still trying to cope with the aftermath of Friday’s earthquake.
To help shelter and care for people affected, UNHCR have donated 100 tents to local authorities and through our volunteer partners distributed 500 blankets, 500 sleeping mats & hygiene items. https://t.co/yBaAvqGo4E