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Distributions in Lagkadikia refugee camp

Lagkadikia, a camp near Thessaloniki, has approximately 230 residents, but lacks many of the basic services; no clothing, no hygiene items, no healthy food. It is located on a former military site, fenced with barbwire.

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A Drop in the Ocean is nominated to the award Social Entrepreneur of the year 2017!

Late September we were invited to the premises of Ferd SE to present A Drop in the Ocean in front of an international jury. There were many applicants and we were proud to show some of the great work being done by so many of our volunteers fro refugees in Greece.  

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From stage to reality – an interview with Portuguese actress Sofia Lobo.

Sofia is a professional actress, who works for Escola de Noite (The school of the night) in Coimbra, central Portugal. The Theatre celebrates 25 years this year and they have set up 65 productions in total. Sofia has performed in almost 50 of them, and has also worked as a director for three plays.

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The time for goodbye has come

September 2015 we sent our first team to Chios to assist the refugees as they arrived the shores of the island. Our volunteers patrolled the shores day and night and provided a safe and warm welcome for the people fleeing wars and conflicts.

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An Update on the Situation on Chios

We receive many questions regarding the situation on Chios.

Greek authorities have decided to close down Souda refugee camp and move remaining residents to Vial refugee camp around eight kilometres from Chios Town. A Drop in the Ocean is currently working in Souda, and we are therefore forced to rethink our operation on Chios.

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