Supporting UNHCR Emergency Response in Greece through the provision of legal Information and assistance to Persons of Concern, and through mobilizing the refugee community in Athens to enhance two way communication
Duration October 2015 and extended until June 2017
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This projects aims to reinforce the active participation of the communities in the confrontation of the emergencies derived from the refugee crisis by the intervention of community workers in the camp of Eleonas, Elliniko I-II-III, Sxisto,Skaramangas, and Rafina.
Concretely, the work of the GFR revolves around the coordination of community workers, cultural mediation and needs’ assessment of the population – asylum seekers and relocation beneficiaries.
The community workers’ main tasks include, among others, the linkage between the refugee population and UNHCR, facilitating the two-way communication by identifying vulnerable cases within the structures, conveying feedback from the population to UNHCR (through reports), sharing information concerning the population etc.