About the contribution of the European Commission – Humanitarian Aid
Thanks to the generous contribution of EUR 62 million (2016 – 2017) by the European Commission – Humanitarian Aid, UNHCR is supporting the Greek government to provide protection and assistance to refugees and migrants in mainland Greece, according to international standards.
These are: Emergency water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions, provision of non-food items, upgrading of existing shelter solutions and site standards, coordination, information management products and child protection services in all sites.
Data regrading activities co-funded by ECHO, from April to November 2016
Supporting refugee families in mainland Greece
With the generous contribution of EUR 25 million from the European Commission – Humanitarian Aid, UNHCR is supporting the Greek authorities in assisting refugees and migrants in mainland Greece. In Nea Kavala, among other activities, UNHCR focuses on families and children through a “Blue Dot Hub”, namely a center offering protection, psychosocial support and recreation. In Diavata, distributions of basic relief items and shelter upgrading interventions help the refugees prepare for the upcoming winter.