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Thank you HELP!

17/09/2020

Ever since its inception in 1981,“Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe”has been committed to providing people in need with prompt, sustainable and long-term aid and support. With more than 73 aid programs in 23 countries Help has been helping people in need, fast, sustainably and in the long term.

Help partners with GCR in providing support for refugees in Greece. Following the fire in Moria, Help has launched a campaign to support GCR to provide emergency relief items and psychosocial support.

We are grateful for the solidarity!

https://www.help-ev.de/en/country/greece

Joint statement of 48 NGOs regarding the fire at the Registration and Identification Centre at Moria*

11/09/2020

Greece: Transfer Refugees and Asylum seekers to Safety on Mainland

Respect for Human Rights should Prevail over Use of Force

Following yesterday's fire in Moria, on Lesvos, which destroyed the Reception and Identification Centre, 31 civil society organizations call on the Greek Government to immediately provide assistance to people who lost their shelter. Those affected, among them many children and at-risk groups, must be carefully transferred to safety on the mainland. 

Joint announcement of 75 CSOs on the need for responsibility sharing

11/09/2020
In the aftermath of the fires that burned down the Moria Registration and Identification Center, in Lesvos, 75 civil society organisations renew their call towards EU member states, with the support of the European Commission, to share responsibility with Greece in protecting refugees and asylum seekers. The joint announcement is published in the context of an EU-wide campaign, in which GCR is a core member since February 2020. 
You can read the announcement here.

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