Refugees give new life to abandoned buildings

27/07/2017|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

On 5 May 2017, a new facility in Western Greece opened its doors to families fleeing war and persecution. “Agia Eleni” was renovated by UNHCR, with funding by the European Union Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid and transformed into a self-contained accommodation model, with capacity for about 500 people. Jumaa Alo, a 52-year-old Syrian refugee from the town [...]