Selected media coverage 2019

Dagbladet (Norwegian newspaper) 3.9.2019: Children are killing other children in European refugee camps.

Regarding the incident on August 24th, where a child was murdered by another child in Moria refugee camp. Written by Trude Jacobsen (in Norwegian).

TV 2, Nyhetskanalen, 29.7, 2019

Our Site Coordinator reports from Skaramagas on the Norwegian News

Dagbladet (Norwegian newspaper) 27.7, 2019, My only contribution was my 25-years experience of being a mother

Read more about Inger Sverreason Holme’s experiences and reflections as a voluntary fieldworker at Lesvos (in Norwegian). 

Adresseavisen (Norwegian newspaper), 17.7.2019, The flow of refugees is a common responsibility

Ottar Michelsen was a voluntary fieldworker in Lesvos in May 2019. Read more about his reflections here (in Norwegian).

Vestnytt, 22.4.2019, Joakim collects thousands of NOKs to help refugees

Read more about it here (in Norwegian)

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

Read more about it here (in Norwegian)

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

Read more about the exhibition “Pictures from Syria” by photographer Peter Lukas, where all the proceeds goes to A Drop in the Ocean (in Norwegian).

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?

The refugee crisis in Greece is a humanitarian crisis (in Norwegian)

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

Norway must take initiative to evacuate the most vulnerable refugees from Lesvos. Written by Turid Lilleheie, Chair of the Board at A Drop in the Ocean (in Norwegian)

NRK P1 (Norwegian radio), 15.1 2019: The situation in Greece

The situation in Greece (in Norwegian) 

Vårt Land (Norwegian newspaper), 14.1 2019: “Retrieve refugees from Lesvos and bring them to Norway”

This about the conditions at Greek Islands and find a solution: to establish an air-bridge by removing refugees from Greece and distribute them amongst European countries.

Agenda Magasin (Norwegian magazine), 15.1.2019: Let us be angry together

A letter from Lesvos, regarding the New Year Speech given by Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Written by Heidi Mogstad (in Norwegian). 

Klassekampen (Norwegian newspaper), 11.1.2019: Wake up, Norway

Voluntary Norwegian health personnel raises concerns regarding the conditions at Lesvos. The NGO A Drop in the Ocean asks for an evacuation of the island (in Norwegian).

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).