FRANCE24: Fires: Europe is vulnerable to climate change

Alexandra Zavvos, the organization’s Program Administrator, was invited at the French channel FRANCE 24, and spoke about the wildfires in Attica and the mobilization of the organization to meet the needs of the victims of this unprecedented disaster  

HUCK: Citizen volunteers respond to horrific Athens forest fires

The path of destruction, by Alex King We head to Mati, where hundreds of humanitarian volunteers have joined relief efforts after Greece’s most deadly wildfires in a decade. There’s an acrid, burnt chemical smell hanging in the air over Mati. The sign welcoming visitors to this mellow beachside town on Athens’ eastern coast is blackened […]

La Grèce s’organise face à un nouvel afflux de réfugiés

Par  Alexia Kefalas, Mis à jour le 22/07/2018 à 17:15, Publié le 22/07/2018 à 16:49 Plusieurs ONG ont mis en place des programmes de formation visant à faciliter l’intégration des migrants. Le compte à rebours a commencé. Dans une semaine, la Grèce va recevoir 1500 demandeurs d’asile d’Allemagne. Un rapatriement programmé, en juin dernier, et basé sur les accords européens […]

TANEA.GR: The dance without muscle movement in the “Enfant” performance of Boris Charmatz

Refugees and asylum seekers from the SolidarityNow accommodation programs along with members of the organization had the opportunity to attend the special dance performance of the famous French choreographer Boris Charmatz entitled “Enfant” | “Child”, as part of the collaborative initiative of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Francophonie Day and TV5Monde. “The art of dance […]

EURONEWS.COM: 111-year-old refugee: She got asylum but she is trapped in Greece

by Apostolos Staikos Laila Saleh was born in Syria in 1907. She left her homeland because of the war and she managed to reach Greece along with her family. Having ended 111 years of life, Leila is tempted only by one thing; to see her grandchildren who live in Germany. Click for the article.

INSIDESTORY.GR: From the ruins of Iraq, in the Athens’ gyms

by Stavros Malichoudis Rajab was seven years old when the war deprived him of his feet.  He wandered for years as a  refugee before his new life in Greece made him again optimistic about the future. Click for the article.  

ATHENS VOICE.GR: The #iAmStrong project gives voice to the LGBTI refugees

SolidarityNow shares stories about diversity, winning power and the sense of belonging. Refugees belonging to the LGBT community face double stigma. This double stigma makes them feel trapped and stigmatized. The last thing we want for the members of the LGBT refugee community in Greece is to give them another “label”. They have already suffered […]