Selected media coverage 2018

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.

Read more about the situation in Greece and the living situation for 65 000 refugees (in Norwegian).

TV 2 Nyhetskanalen (Norwegian news channel), 2018. The situation on Lesvos, Greece.

Interview with Trude regarding the situation on Lesvos, Greece, with focus on the living conditions in Moria refugee camp (in Norwegian).

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

Read more about the twins Tone Jøssund and Siv Grøteides experiences in their travel letter from Skaramagas here (in Norwegian).

Strandbuen Avis (local Norwegian newspaper), 20.4.2018: A daily life on the run

Read more about Linda Tungland’s work as a voluntary fieldworker in the refugee camp in Skaramagas, Athens (in Norwegian).

Grimstad Adressetidende (local Norwegian newspaper), 26.03.2018: More grateful for what I have

Read about Mari Therese Myrstad’s (31) work as a voluntary fieldworker in the refugee camp in Skaramagas (in Norwegian). 

Bistandsaktuelt (Norwegian magazine), 27.2.2018: They have recruited 4800 volunteers to help refugees.

Read about A Drop in the Ocean’s work with recruiting volunteers and their participation in the Facebook Communities Summit in London here (in Norwegian). 

News deeply, 21.2.18: What grassroots groups can teach us about smart aid

Read about our Drop Shop and the App that has been developed by A Drop in the Ocean here.