Around 350 refugees from Diavata – Anagnostopoulou refugee camp near Thessaloniki, North Greece, previously living in a temporary containers consisting of one room, are now moved to a longer term housing units with two separate rooms, bathroom, solar boiler, kitchen with fridge and small cooker, wifi and TV connection. All of them, mostly families, were moved in 82 containers by May 16th and the first impressions are very positive.
ASB continues works in the rest of the camp, and will provide another 74 houses, resulting in a total of 156 housing units in Diavata – Anagnostopoulou refugee camp by mid-June 2017. This project is funded by European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO).
Photos by Giannis Papanikos.
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