Yearly Archives: 2015

  • European Commission Represented the Proposition for the FRONTEX Restructuring

    Posted on December 17, 2015 by andrea in News.

    2,160 refugees passed through the Republic of Croatia yesterday.  People still move very fast and the next train is scheduled after midnight. The Initiative “Welcome” volunteers still provide humanitarian assistance. A joint European Commission and UNHCR programme was launched on Monday in Athens aimed at creating 20,000 accommodation units in apartments and hotels for refugees […]

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  • Refugees Quickly Pass Through Slavonski Brod

    Posted on December 16, 2015 by andrea in News.

    Yesterday was all about the transit at Slavonski Brod transit centre. Over 3,100 refugees passed through the camp.  Volunteers of the Initiative “Welcome” are still providing humanitarian assistance and help out with the donations and their distribution. Since there is a constant thick fog and the temperatures are low, there is never enough of warm […]

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  • Germany Announces A Shift in its Treatment of Refugees: No more solidarity!

    Posted on December 16, 2015 by andrea in News.

    In Slavonski Brod Transit centre the situation is pretty calm. 4,174 refugees arrived to the camp yesterday by 9pm.  There was a train delay early morning due to technical reasons, so people have been temporarily placed into the sector for about 3 hours. The volunteers entertained the children singing songs, dancing, juggling and organising a […]

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  • The Only Hope for the Teacher From Syria: Go to Europe and Re-build His Life

    Posted on December 5, 2015 by andrea in News.

    Initiative “Welcome” volunteers are still providing assistance to refugees who come to the camp.  According to the reports, from midnight to 6pm, around 3,000 refugees came to the camp; out of which around 1,100 refugees came during the night, around 1,000 in the morning and 1,040 refugees came in the afternoon. They do not stay long […]

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  • “Refugee Wave” Slowing Down, but Wires and Walls Remain

    Posted on December 5, 2015 by andrea in News.

    According to the information from yesterday’s civil societies coordination meeting at Slavonski Brod camp – 2,066 people entered the camp in the past 24 hours and 1,709 people left the camp. People were brought to the camp by buses and after being registered, they were driven to the train station and taken to Slovenia. The refugees stay at […]

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  • Report from the Field: 886.662 people came to Europe this year

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by andrea in News.

    The number of refugees coming to Croatia is still falling. From midnight to 9pm, 985 refugees entered Croatia while there were 26 people at Slavonski Brod transit centre. From the beginning of the crisis, 459 783 people entered Croatia. It is still expected the refugees will be coming from Serbia There were 61 medical interventions […]

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  • #stateofsolidarity

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by Danela in It Matters.

    While state after state in the European continent declares a state of emergency, activists around Europe call out the #stateofsolidarity and oppose the politics of fear. The attacks in Paris, Beirut, Bamako, Tunis and on a Russian civil aircraft over Sinai, the developments in Brussels and the war-ghosts that cruise through the media and politics […]

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  • People Still Disgracefully Banned From Cross Greek-Macedonian Border Due to Their Nationality and Ethnic Background

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by andrea in News.

    From midnight to 9 pm, 4,009 refugees entered Croatia while 750 people  was at Slavonski Brod transit centre.  From the start of the humanitarian crisis, 458 798 refugees entered Croatia. The day at the camp was relatively peaceful. There were 60 medical interventions and three emergency cases. In three sectors, UNICEF will renovate special areas […]

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  • Initiative “Welcome” Report: Appeal for Help from Idomena

    Posted on December 1, 2015 by andrea in News.

    Since 8 am yesterday, 3,921 people entered Croatia and 3,915 left the country. Health ministry examined 24 refugees. We assume that over 2,000 people entered the camp during the day. According to our volunteers, the day was calm.  The urgent transit procedure continues and people are not entering the sectors anymore. Right next to the […]

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  • Call to open the borders along the Balkan route countries now!

    Posted on November 26, 2015 by Danela in News.

    In these days, along all the ‘Bakan route’ borders (Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia), thousands of refugees desperately trying to reach Fortress Europe are facing new difficulties.Whilst mainstream media are all focusing on the terrorist alarm, from the 19th of November Macedonian borders are officially sealed off for all those who cannot prove to be […]

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