Follow our Advent Calendar, where we will introduce 24 stories from people in the refugee camps where we work and from people we have met over the years in Greece. Every day we present a new story and let you have an insight into who the people on the run are.
In order to give people outside Chios the possibility to understand how it is to be in a refugee camp on the island, A Drop in the Ocean will present an alternative Christmas calendar this year. Each day until Christmas, we will post the story of 24 amazing people, that we are so blessed to spend our everyday with.
Dråpen i Havet is hosting a photo exhibition. In collaboration with photographer Knut Bry, 37 art works by well-known Norwegian photographers and artists have been gathered. These works will be presented Monday 5th of December and will allow the visitors to bid for their favourite piece to support our voluntary work.
It`s about time Europe wakes up and acts upon this inhumane abuse of innocent people.
Last night, around 22:10 local time, we received the reports of attacks on the refugee camp Souda in Chios, where A Drop in the Ocean has been working since it opened.
We are urgently searching two volunteering area coordinators to strengthen our teams in Greece. As an area coordinator your main responsibility is to welcome and assist all the volunteers arriving to the destination and train them in the tasks and the rules for working with refugees at the destination. You will be a team leader for Dråpen i Havet and participate in meetings with other NGOs. Reporting to the main office in Oslo is also one of the responsibilities.