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The decision of passing over our humanitarian aid programs on Samos to other organisations was made towards the end of last year. Such decisions are never easy, but one that we were obliged to take after accurate assessment and reflection.

Viser klær som henger på klesstativ i et butikklokale

On day 12 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN estimates that more than two million people have fled Ukraine. Of these, more than one million people have crossed the border from Ukraine into Poland. Many travel to the city of Krakow which is located approx. 250 kilometers from the Ukrainian border.

War is madness. It is one thing seeing reports on TV or reading the news about people fleeing their homes, arriving in a safe place and another being close enough to feel the pain.

Bildet av et hjerte i Ukrainas farger.

Thursday morning we saw violent attacks from Russia towards Ukraine, and a new war in Europe is a reality. The human suffering is already enormous.

skaramagas refugee camp Athens Greece

A Drop in the Ocean has teamed up with the organisation Caritas to continue to support refugees and other migrants in the Attica region after the closure of Skaramagas refugee camp.

Today we mark World Refugee Day in support of people forced to flee. There are currently more than 80 million displaced persons in the world, including more than 26 million refugees.

In Greece, camps are closing, new camps are being built, and refugees and other migrants are being transferred from the islands to the mainland. A Drop in the Ocean is adapting to the new developments to support the needs of people forced to flee.