More hardships for refugees as winter comes in Europe

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A migrant baby wrapped up against the cold in a square outside the underground Victoria metro station, in central Athens, Greece, 30 October 2015.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appealed to donors for more than $95 million to build emergency shelters with heating


The upcoming winter in Europe, will bring more hardships to the refugees and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appealed to donors for more than $95 million to build emergency shelters with heating.

UNHCR stressed that besides emergency shelters other measures are also needed to be implemented to protect from the harsh winter weather the unrelenting flow of refugees and migrants arriving in Greece and travelling through the Balkan countries. “UNHCR’s new w...


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