refugees

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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Oscar Camps, the director and founding member of Open Arms.

The director and founding member of Open Arms warns that with rescue vessels stopping their activity, thousands are drowning in the Mediterranean.

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These people lack access to safe sanitation and find it much more difficult to practice protection measures like the simple task of cleaning their hands frequently.

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It is time to do what it takes, to be relentless in protecting the elderly, the vulnerable, those without a home to stay in, undocumented migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  

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Over the last few days, images of the Greek army prohibiting the entry to thousands of migrants from Turkey have spread like wildfire.

David Bondia, president of the Catalan Institute of Human Rights says that the Geneva Convention is designed for extremely risky situations to human life, hence its suppression does not make any sense.

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Some NGOs, the academia and other working groups are making big efforts so that climate-related causes are added to the grounds for seeking a refugee status.

Same World is a European project to raise awareness on environmental justice, dealing also with climate refugees. We talk to Gigi Guizzo from the Asceps association, and the person in charge of the project in Catalonia.

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#MedFaces, an initiative to denounce the thousands of people killed in the Mediterranean

Stop Mare Mortum promotes this initiative with the idea of creating a work for each person who has lost his life trying to cross the borders.

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Gemma Pinyol explains that "the right to seek asylum and maritime rescue are being violated"

The growing number of minors and youths that migrate alone has pushed the protection system to the brink of collapsing.

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Image of one of the posters of the 'Holidays in Pau' program

Catalan families welcome children in the 'Vacations in peace' program coordinated by the Polisario Front and all entities in solidarity with the Sahrawi people.

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The first asylum seekers that arrived from Syria in 2016 start leaving the reception programme and lead a normal life.

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An experience that has arised in our environment and has been crossing borders and has served to shoulder the responsibility of collaboration with Latin American countries where the the population in need have taken humanitarian urgency, including Honduras.

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Providing access to education for refugees contributes to the country economically and societally and helps refugees to integrate in local communities, to further their personal development.

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