Refugees on Greek islands face untenable conditions

Thousands of refugees are stuck on the Greek island of Chios. Capacity in the camps is close to bursting and the authorities and NGOs seem unable to cope. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios.

Bitter is the Syrian Refugee fate in Reyhanli

20th of June is the International Refugee Day. I'm taking a flight from the airport Ataturk in Istanbul to Antakiya, an ancient historical city, now recognized by the huge number of Syrian refugees.

EU has provided 2.9 billion euros for the refugees in Turkey

2.9 billion euros, as aid for the refugees that are now residing in camps in Turkey promised by the EU, have already been provided, the European Commission announced. 3 billion euros in total had been promised for the 2016-2017 period.

EU-funded cash assistance programme reaches half a million refugees in Turkey

The number of refugees in Turkey receiving monthly cash assistance through an innovative relief programme has now reached 500 000 and continues to rise. The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme is a partnership between EU Humanitarian Aid, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP),...