17 August 2015
MEDITERRANEAN: A call for emergency ferry transportation and
better basic humanitarian assistance
Joint Lesvos-based NGO Press Release
Mytilini, Lesvos Island, Greece, 14th August 2015
We urge the EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
to organise immediately emergency funding from European Union sources to help
process and care for the hundreds of migrants and refugees who are arriving on
the Aegean Islands each day.
This care would include
|Refugees queuing in front of a travel agency at 11 P.M.|
1) A dedicated ferry to take only refugees & migrants
2) Improved co-ordination and provision of good quality
On 13th August 2014, Christian Peacemaker Teams met and
Knowing that the situation around the public holiday on the
Blue Star & Hellenic Seaways, are the two main ferry
According to the Mytilini Port Police on 12 August, the
Where appropriate there are many Non-Governmental
For further information please contact:
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CPT really needs your support in raising $10k in September. Unfortunately, we are behind our financial targets and need your help. We want to dedicate the month of September to bringing people together around the dinner table. You can choose the date, who you invite and what you cook (though our teams have some great recipes prepared!) We’d love to hear if you’d be interested.
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