Nives has been a volunteer fieldworker for A Drop in the Ocean twice. First on Lesvos and currently in Nea Kavala. In this blog post, she shares her thoughts on what it is like to be a volunteer.

On International Women’s Day we want to challenge Norway and the rest of Europe to a greater extent take responsibility for and show that the UN resolutions and European conventions regarding women’s rights during and after war and conflict, also applies to women in Greek refugee camps.

Yearly Quantitative Report 2020

Monitoring and evaluation

A Drop in the Ocean supports refugees and other migrants in Europe. In 2020 we had a total of 106,600 visitors to our activities and distributions in Greece.

Drop volunteer bringing games for unaccompanied minors in Moria refugee camp

As we enter a new year, we want to take a minute looking back at the year that past. A year full of challenges where the Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on how we socialise and live our lives. It has been a difficult year; many have lost their jobs and are facing uncertain times. And for the many thousands displaced persons in Greece, the situation became, if possible, even worse.

Dråpen i Havets feltarbeidere i Kara Tepe, Lesvos

Michelle Reece from Canada has been a volunteer field worker for A Drop in the Ocean. Read about her experiences and meetings with resilient women in our Women and Babies Space on Lesvos.

Dråpen i Havet i Bosnia

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are now around 8,500 displaced persons. The challenges in the Bosnian refugee camps are many and the conditions for those who live there are difficult. In addition, around 3,000 people live outside the official camp, in the forest, in abandoned buildings and other public spaces.

Distribusjon av klær i vår Drop Shop i flyktningleiren Skaramagas

A Drop in the Ocean supports people in Skaramagas Refugee Camp with essential articles such as clothes and hygiene items. Twice a year we arrange for a large distribution reaching every person in the camp. Depending on needs, we also arrange for additional distributions, particularly for new arrivals.