Dagbladet (Norwegian newspaper) 3.9.2019: Children are killing other children in European refugee camps.
TV 2, Nyhetskanalen, 29.7, 2019
Dagbladet (Norwegian newspaper) 27.7, 2019, My only contribution was my 25-years experience of being a mother
Adresseavisen (Norwegian newspaper), 17.7.2019, The flow of refugees is a common responsibility
Vestnytt, 22.4.2019, Joakim collects thousands of NOKs to help refugees
Tønsbergs Blad (Norwegian newspaper), 2.4.2019, Atmospheric concert to support refugees
Local artists showed their support for refugees in Tønsberg Cathedral. The proceeds of the concert went to A Drop in the Ocean. Read more about it here (in Norwegian).
Tønsbergs Blad (Norwegian newspaper), 29.3.2019, Christina is arranging a concert to help detained refugees
Appell (Magazine by the Norwegian People’s Aid),1 2019, Voluntary aid work at the outskirts of the European Borders
Heidi Mogstad, a voluntary fieldworker with A Drop in the Ocean, has written about the inhumane conditions at Lesvos and the work A Drop in the Ocean do to create a space of relief for people on the run (in Norwegian).
Bergensmagasinet (Norwegian magazine), 25.2 2019, Solidarity concert at the local pub
Dr. Wiesener arrange a full day festival on Saturday to support the people at Lesvos, consisting of different artists and entertainment. The day consisted of serving food from the Middle East, presentations, a flee market, face painting, and a raffle. All proceeds went to A Dtop in the Ocean. (Written in Norwegian)
Østlandsposten (Norwegian newspaper), 20.2 2019, A life with everyday life, culture, and playfulness in photos
Vårt Land (Norwegian newspaper), Creates a breathing space for refugees
Ole Lars Strønen planned everything meticulously. He retired from his job as a principal and travelled as a voluntary fieldworker to Lesvos. Read more about his experiences here (in Norwegian).
Hjemmet (Norwegian magazine), Week 6, 2019
“Retiree Kirsten works in a refugee camp”. This is an interview with Kirsten Falkung regarding her experiences as working in the field with A Drop in the Ocean (in Norwegian).Pensjonisten Kirsten jobber i flyktningleirer.”
NRK P2 (Norwegian radio), 10.2, 2019: What’s going on?
NRK P2 (Norwegian radio), 24.1 2019: EKKO
To surive in the outskirts of the European Union’s border. Is is possible for a person who cannot travel freely, and who are living in contant fear under inhuman conditions, to ever become whole again? Trude Jacobsen, Secretary General of A Drop in the Ocean converses with Pål Nesse, from the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Dagsavisen (Norwegian newspaper), 22.1 2019: Politican-made humanitarian crisis in Greece
NRK P1 (Norwegian radio), 15.1 2019: The situation in Greece
Vårt Land (Norwegian newspaper), 14.1 2019: “Retrieve refugees from Lesvos and bring them to Norway”
Agenda Magasin (Norwegian magazine), 15.1.2019: Let us be angry together
Klassekampen (Norwegian newspaper), 11.1.2019: Wake up, Norway
ABC Nyheter, (Norwegian newsoutlet) 11.1.2019. The refugee crisis is not over, it has gotten worse
Norwegian doctors are raising concerns after visiting refugee camps. Marte Valle, with doctor Hanne Hazslein-Lossius, anesthesiologist Anne Cecilie Tvedten and Secretary General of A Drop in the Ocean Trude Jacobsen, is sounding the alarm regarding the conditions in Moria refugee camp, located in Lesvos (in Norwegian).
Legekunsten tidsskrift nr 4 2018/19 (Norwegian journal of doctors): “Norway should be a leading example as a humanitarian world power”, “from hope to hopelessness”, “the system has collapsed and Europe must engage”, and “brought his wife and kids on holiday to help refugees”
An interview with Hanne Heszlein-Lossius and Trude Jacobsen regarding the humanitarian conditions, the collape of the system, and how Europe must engage. Additionnally, an interview with Lars Bremnes and his familiy who volunteered in Skaramagas in the autumn of 2018 (in Norwegian).
Dagsavisen (Norwegian newspaper), October 2018. The situation in Greece has once again reached its breaking point.
TV 2 Nyhetskanalen (Norwegian news channel), 2018. The situation on Lesvos, Greece.
The Power of International Education (IIE PEER), 2018: Reaching Higher in Greece: A Refugee Pathway toward European Higher Education
Charlotte Evans is a fellow in the one-year WISE Learners’ Voice Program. She writes of her time in Skaramagas refugee camp in Athens, Greece, where she explored higher education viability and pathways for college-ready refugees in country.
Fosna-folket (local Norwegian newspaper), 2018: from a good atmosphere to despair and frustration
Strandbuen Avis (local Norwegian newspaper), 20.4.2018: A daily life on the run
Grimstad Adressetidende (local Norwegian newspaper), 26.03.2018: More grateful for what I have
Bistandsaktuelt (Norwegian magazine), 27.2.2018: They have recruited 4800 volunteers to help refugees.
News deeply, 21.2.18: What grassroots groups can teach us about smart aid
God morgen Norge (Norwegian TV), 18.12.17: Coaches refugees
NRK.no (Norwegian newspaper), 06.12.17: “Puls Yngvar” is going to Greece to coach refugees
VG.no (Norwegian newspaper), 06.06.17: Refugees on Chios are witnessing suicides
NRK P3 (Norwegian radio), 02.02.17: Christmas in Greece
Øyene (local Norwegian newspaper), 12.12.16: She travelled to be of help
Aftenposten.no (Norwegian newspaper), 24.10.2016: Norway’s refugee target hasd been reached. The strictest in Europe!
Dagsavisenfremtiden.no (Norwegian newspaper), 18.10.2016: A chapter of shame
Fremmed.no (Norwegian website), 09.01.2016: She quit her job – now she helps refugees on a full-time basis
Fremmed.no (Norwegian website), 31.01.2017: This is not how the life of a six-year old is supposed to unfold
TV2.no (Norwegian news channel), 31.05.2016: Aid worker picked up a baby that had drowned in the Mediterranean Ocean
– It is horrible and equally heartbreaking each time I see a picture of this kind. It seems like there are going to be a lot more deaths this year than last year, which is saying quite a bit as the death count last year was extremely high. More than three thousand drowned, says Trude Jacobsen, Secretary General, to TV2 (in Norwegian).
VG.no (Norwegian newspaper), 03.09.2015: Trude (44) is nominated for an award for her heroism by the Mediterranean Ocean
Fanaposten (local Norwegian newspaper), 18.04.2016: At home we are worried about how the children are doing at school (…)
Refugees are living under horrible conditions, says Anne Dybevåg. She used her Easter holiday to help children and adults in the refugee camp Vial with distributing food, sanitary products, clothes, shoes, and comforting words (in Norwegian).
TV2.no (Norwegian newspaper), 04.04.2016: Norwegian volunteers witnessed the Turkey-deportations
VG.no (Norwegian newspaper), 01.09.2015: Trude (44) is helping refugees ashore on a Greek island
DN.no (Norwegian newspaper), 04.04.2016: Left Norway to help refugees in Greece
NRK Sogn og Fjordane (local Norwegian news), 05.02.2017: The proceeds of VEKAO goes to “A Drop in the Ocean”
VG (Norwegian news), 14.12.2016: Refugee mother on «The bad memories from Syria emerged when we were being attacked»
NRK (Norwegian television) 26.11.2016: A Drop in the Ocean on the talkshow “Lindmo”
Stormberg.no (Norwegian company’s website), 07.05.2016: From Facebook engagement to 1200 volunteers
A Drop in the Ocean won 100.000 NOK from Stormberg this week, but what do they actually do? We had a conversation with Secretary General Trude Jacobsen, who is currently working day and night in the port town Pireus outside of Athens (in Norwegian).