Questions about the situation on site

Why do we not support the building of a “new Moria”?

Your donations will be used locally for organizations and projects that provide help as well as to draw attention to the situation. Thereby we take care that the money is not used for the construction of a "new Moria". We are supporting associations and volunteers on Lesvos and the Greek islands in providing support to ... [Read more]

2020-12-02T16:44:08+01:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: , |

How many people flee across the Mediterranean?

The escape route across the Mediterranean is the deadliest in the world. According to the UNHCR, 78,435 people fled across the Mediterranean between January and 16 November 2020. 850 have officially drowned or have been declared missing - the number of unreported cases is probably much higher. You can find current figures here: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/situations/mediterranean

2020-12-02T16:28:43+01:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: |

How many people are displaced worldwide?

Worldwide there are about 79.5 million people on the flight. More than half of them seek protection within their countries of origin. 4.2 million people are asylum seekers. A large proportion of people on the move find protection in countries of the global South: Columbia (1.8 million), Pakistan (1.4 million), Uganda (1.4 million), Turkey (3.6 ... [Read more]

2020-12-02T16:29:03+01:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: |
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