refugee info: general

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Lesvos for Refugees Google map

Major camps, services and safe landing spots marked.

IRC/Mercy Corps website with info in English / Arabic / Farsi. Covers Serbia, Macedonia, Greece (Athens, Lesvos and Kos). Nicely designed and mobile-friendly. Good internal links to legal details, news, communication tools, etc. Also available as an app.

Red Cross Restoring Family Links

ICRC's missing-persons team.

Greek - Arabic - English phrase list for refugees

Key phrases to help Arabic speakers to communicate with Greeks.

Arabic broadcasts on Greek TV

News bulletins in Arabic, after the usual Greek news broadcasts on ERT1 (Greek: EPT1) at 16:00, 19:00 and 22:00. Stream online.

Internews "Refugee Rumours"

Dispelling rumors, one at a time. The newsletter is circulated weekly, on Fridays. Farsi: Arabic: Greek: Email subscription at .

W2EU Welcome to Greece guide

Arabic: Farsi: PDFs in all languages: This guide includes a whole chapter on the special situation on the islands for all refugees arrived since March 20, 2016, in addition to a larger section for those on the mainland, plus detailed information on family reunification and relocation, plus a lot of useful contacts mainly in Athens and Thessaloniki.

Teaching resources (courtesy No Border School)

Google Drive of materials for teaching English and German materials, courtesy of No Border School. Includes Farsi-English and Arabic-English materials.

Compare money transfer options

Site that compares money transfer. Not tested.

Gas canister safety videos

In English, Arabic and Farsi. Prevent fires!

Refugees 2 Refugees R2R Solidarity Call Center

Refugee-staffed call center, based in Thessaloniki.

+302311180903 (Mon - Fri 10.00 - 16.00)


Athens Markets

Map of the days and locations of the street markets ("Laiki") where affordable prices for fruits and vegetables can be found, especially later in the day (2-4 pm) when stands are starting to close.

Also has dairy vending machines and supermarkets.