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EU relocation scheme failed: Less than 13,000 relocations in 2016

The relocation scheme of the European Union has blatantly failed. From the target of 6,000 relocations per month, less than 13,000 people have been relocated form Greece to other EU-member countries within the whole year 2016. According to data released by the Relocation Unit of the Asylum Service, the total …

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111 refugees left Greece for Finland, yet EU relocation target falls extremely short

One hundred ten Syrian refugees among them also 36 unaccompanied minors left Greece for Finland on Monday in the context of the relocation scheme. Families, individual persons and unaccompanied minors boarded on a plane from Athens international airport Eleftherios Venizelos on Monday morning. According to Asylum Office, the group consisted …

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230K children live in households without any income

230,000 children live in households without any income and 39.9% of Greece’s population cannot afford basic goods and services, like food and heating. According to the latest report published by the Greek Statistics Authority (ELSTAT) 39.9% of the population lacks basic material goods and services, such as food and heating. …

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A hell of a night for thousands fleeing fire: 60% of Moria hot spot infrastructure burned down (Updates)

It was a hell of a night for the some 4,000 refugees and migrants in Moria hot spot. Mothers carrying their babies in their arms, fragile elderly, disabled, children and men… they all started to run away from the fire that was sweeping through the tents and the prefabricated containers. …

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Greece bans blood donations in 12 districts over Malaria

Twelve districts of Greece have banned blood donations because of malaria cases some of them to have been contracted domestically and the majority of them to be “imported.” Over the weekend, the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) and the National Center for Blood Donation both issued blood …

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1.2million Greeks await 3-15 months for their salaries

One out of three Greece’s labor craft await 3 to 15 months for their salaries. This is one of the main slogans of the campaign for the rights of workers launched by opposition party To Potami. In a statement, the centrist party notes that “more than 1.2million people go daily …

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Frontex: Number of migrants arriving in Greece dropped 90% in April, just 2,700 arrivals

The number of migrants arriving in Greece dropped 90 percent in April, EU border agency Frontex said on Friday, in a sign that a deal with Turkey to send back those who make the sea journey between the two countries is working. “Fewer than 2,700 people arrived in Greece in …

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Latest data: 42K refugees registered in Greece; 13K in Idomeni as Athens prepares to move them by Sunday

According to the Refugees Crisis Management Coordination body, there are  41,973 refugees currently in Greece. According to data released on Thursday. If there is confusion about the numbers of the registration, please, note that the number are real registrations and that they lag behind arrivals by a day or two. …

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Europol: at least 10K unaccompanied child refugees disappeared in Europe

At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have disappeared after arriving in Europe, according to the EU’s criminal intelligence agency. Many are feared to have fallen into the hands of organised trafficking syndicates. In the first attempt by law enforcement agencies to quantify one of the most worrying aspects of the …

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Hugs instead of Heating Oil: Despite Taxes tsunami Greece’s revenues not impressive

The Season Greeting the Greek Finance Ministry sent this year to dozens of officials in several departments were as bit peculiar. The ministry advice “More hugs for less heating oil consumption”, with reference to the heating oil allowance. The Ministry knew very well that despite the tax tsunami it had …

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“Flexible work conditions” with “peanuts for payment” rule Greece’s Labor Market

Gone are the times when labor craft would get a full time job with a wage that would allow a descent living. The data published by the Greek Labor Ministry are grim. Not only 24,674 jobs were lost in the private sector in November. The data reflect also the absolute …

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UNHCR data Jan-Nov 2015: total 863K arrivals to Europe by sea, 715K to Greece, 3.4K dead/missing

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees published data about the arrivals of people to Europe by the sea. The data refer to arrivals from January to November 2015. A total of 862,901 people have arrived to Europe via Spain (3,592), Malta (105), Italy (143,700), and Greece (715,704). 3,485 people trying …

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Great achievement after 5.5 austerity years: “36% of Greeks at risk of poverty”

Thousands of austerity measures, dramatic cuts in incomes, incredible hikes in taxes. Five and a half years in deep recession. Three bailout agreements. And where do Greeks stand now? On top of the Eurozone when it comes to poverty. More than one out of three Greeks, that is “36% of …

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