Humanitarian Help

Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
UNICEF will help feed UK children, first time in the agency's 70-year history
UNICEF will help feed UK children, first time in the agency's 70-year history
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UNICEF has launched a domestic emergency response in the United Kingdom and will provide humanitarian and developmental aid to children, including food, for children that have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. According to a YouGov poll commissioned by the charity Food Foundation from May, 17% of UK children (2.4m) are living in food-insecure households. 900,000 more children have signed up for free school meals by October.

Regional News • Europe • European Union
German government announces it will allow 2750 refugees from Moria into the country
German government announces it will allow 2750 refugees from Moria into the country
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The spokesperson of the German government Steffen Seibert has announced that 1553 people, that have already been granted a protective status by the Greek government, will be allowed to come to Germany from the multiple Greek islands.

In addition, unaccompanied minors and children in need of medical treatment as well as their families will be allowed into Germany and receive asylum and help. In total 2750 people will be allowed into the country.

The government states that in addition to this measure it aims to find a European solution for the help of refugees.