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ASB signs agreement with IOM

Arbeiter Samariter Bund (ASB) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) signed an Agreement to continue the support of Asylum seekers under the IOM project entitled: “Improving the Greek Reception System Through Site Management Support and Targeted Interventions in Long-Term Accommodation Sites”.
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Al Yassin Tarek: We are like a family at the Katsikas camp

“I made my own garden to pass my time pleasantly and forget what I have gone through in Syria”, said Al Yassin Tarek, a refugee from Syria now living at the refugee camp in Katsikas. Al Yassin Tarek spoke to ASB about his journey from Syria to Greece, how his life is at the refugee
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Knut Fleckenstein visits Diavata in Thessaloniki

Knut Fleckenstein stated that he was “impressed by the good work, professional and empathetic”, the team of ASB is doing in Diavata, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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My voluntary year for ASB, by Svea Fleckenstein

“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.
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ASB Annual Report 2017

ASB has been supporting Greece in coping with the refugee crisis since 2015.
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Φιλιππιαδα: Προσφυγες και μεταναστες απο τη Σαμο φτανουν στις εγκαταστασεις φιλοξενιας

Καταφθάνουν πλέον οι πρώτοι πρόσφυγες αυτή την εβδομάδα από το νησί της Σάμου στις δομές φιλοξενίας της Φιλιππιάδας, στην Ήπειρο.
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ASB, assumes the Site Management Support role in Epirus region.

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).
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Cooperation for Refugees in Greece – Past, Present and Future

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 –
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