“I believe that every human deserves to receive help and to be supported in difficult times no matter where you come from, which skin colour you have, which religion or culture you belong to”, says ASB volunteer Svea Fleckenstein.
ASB has been supporting Greece in coping with the refugee crisis since 2015.
Καταφθάνουν πλέον οι πρώτοι πρόσφυγες αυτή την εβδομάδα από το νησί της Σάμου στις δομές φιλοξενίας της Φιλιππιάδας, στην Ήπειρο.
Press Release Thessaloniki, Greece 16 February 2018 ASB, assumes the Site Management Support role in Epirus region. As of 15th of February 2018, ASB will provide continuous support service to the management team of Katsikas, Filippiada, Konitsa and Doliana camp in Epirus; a project funded by the European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO).
Members of the panel from left to right: Moderator: 1. Andreas Takis, assistant professor in Philosophy of Law at the School of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2. Evangelos Petratos – ECHO’s humanitarian’s expert in Greece, 3. Nicholas Conolly Rangos – Ministry of Migration Policy, Regional Coordinator for North Greece and Epirus –
ASB and our partners WAHA International and ARSIS have collaborated with starClassic Radio, a well-known Greek nonprofit web radio www.starclassic.gr, to record a series of broadcasts to present our work supporting refugees in Northern Greece through our multi-sector project focusing on shelter, health, psycho-social support, legal aid and protection, funded by the European Commission’s Civil Protection and
In July, ASB Greece team took part at the Summer School on ‘The Migrant Crisis within the Greek context’, organized in Thessaloniki by City College, the International Faculty of University of Sheffield. Following the invitation to hold a presentation about the operations of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund office in Greece, Jelena Tesic, Georgia Mitsika and Mike Mousallam held
On July 13th 2017, ASB Greece team, together with ASB’s implementing partners – WAHA International and ARSIS, organized the official opening of the Diavata – Anagnostopoulou Refugee camp near Thessaloniki. Although the camp did not stop working even for a day since it was opened, and although refugees live in new housing units with two
Thessaloniki 13th July, 2017. Reconstructed Diavata Anagnostopoulou refugee camp in Thessaloniki welcomes the donors and officials in an opening ceremony on July 13th Within the project called Support to Refugees in Greece through Integrated Shelter Model Rapid Mobility Solution (ISM – RMS), implemented by ASB Regional Office Greece, the official opening of reconstructed Diavata Anagnostopoulou refugee
Under the moto: “The Breast is the best!”, ASB’s implementing partner on the ECHO funded project held another educational session about breastfeeding for pregnant women and mothers. On 21st June in Loutra Volvis, there was an educational session about breastfeeding, presented by our certified expert midwife. The aim of the session was the empowerment of