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Refugees in Greece

By April 16, 2019 No Comments

For many refugees, Greece represented their last, best hope of safety and starting over. Approximately 50,000 refugees currently reside in camps across the country, awaiting approval of their asylum cases. Due to a host of factors beyond their control, refugees can expect to remain in those camps – where refugees face less than ideal conditions, such as overcrowding, poor sanitation, all manner of violence and deprivation of food, clean water and financial resources – for the foreseeable future.

Embrace Relief has launched several successful campaigns to boost morale and deliver financial assistance to refugees in Greece. One such is their Adopt A Family campaign, which provides monthly stipends with the goal of establishing a measure of independence. Knowing that refugees have often been subjected to extensive trauma and duress, Embrace Relief offers counseling for those in need. The organization’s ultimate objective is to reduce the overall camp population and help refugees assimilate into the mainland. The monthly stipends may enable them to relocate. Through Embrace Relief, donors have fed many refugee families. All of which go a long way toward meeting the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, specifically Goals 1, 2, 3 and 6: No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Good Health/Well-Being and Clean Water and Sanitation, respectively.

Nonetheless, the refugee crisis continues, and consequently Embrace Relief’s efforts, remain ongoing. Besides its Adopt A Family program, Embrace Relief hopes to donate at least 1,000 food packs to refugees this spring. But the organization cannot do that without your help. Click the link below to donate a food pack today. Your contribution will alleviate suffering and ease assimilation, a valuable component toward building strong and vibrant communities.

 

To help donate food packs for refugees, Click Here.