refugee camps

Since 2015, Hungary and Serbia have been separated by a double fence.

The triangle formed by Serbia, Hungary and Romania is a key point for the more than 3,000 refugees migrating from Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan being trapped on this Balkan route, as warned by No Name Kitchen.

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The project was born after Saúl Sancho volunteered in a refugee camp in Greece.

Tijeras Solidarias, run by Saúl Sancho from Badalona, is an NGO that started off in refugee camps in Greece, offering haircuts, treatments and combing to refugees in the camps.

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In 2020, health concerns and sanitary conditions only increased the need for assistance at a time when NGOs were facing severe financial instability.

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Countries and companies who deal with Morocco in exploiting the Saharawi resources are pushing Morocco to more human rights violations.

We have talked with Mahfud, member of the campaign team, to discover more about the current situation in Western Sahara and to know why they decided to launch the manifesto.

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Refugee camp in Western Sahara.

The report ‘Voices from confinement and occupation’ drafted by the ODHE explains the impact of the Covid-19 crisis in Palestine and Western Sahara.

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The organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign through goteo.org, to buy, ship and distribute food to the Sahrawi families through the Sahrawi Red Crescent.

The Catalan Association of the Friends of the Sahrawi People is collaborating with the Red Crescent to make that no family goes without food.

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One of the refugee camps in Mail is on top of a landfill.

The Associació Catalana per la Pau is carrying out an emergency campaign to improve the sanitary and nutritional conditions of the population.

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In displacement camps, the implementation of basic infection prevention and control measures can be challenging due to the scarcity of resources.

The International Committee of the Red Cross thinks that COVID-19 does not have to be catastrophic for countries with weakened healthcare systems, but it does require the international community to scale up support.

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Many of us, volunteers, have travelled to refugee camps, some of us more than once, but yet they still need more hands. How is this possible?

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