Idomeni after the closing of the border
Refugees, IDPs and people on the move

Trapped at Europe's borders

Despite the winter conditions and attempts to close the various routes available to them, refugees and migrants have not stopped fleeing war and disaster. Since the beginning of 2016, more than 153,158 people have arrived in Europe, mainly by crossing the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece. In the past weeks, as stricter measures have been implemented by the countries along the so called ‘Balkan Route.’ Leaving many people stranded along the borders of Serbia, Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece. Here are some of their stories.

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Project Update 18 March 2016