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One year after the EU-Turkey deal: migrants and asylum seekers are paying the price with their health

One year after the EU-Turkey Deal, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a report to expose the human costs of European policy failures in Greece and the Balkans. MSF calls on the EU and member state leaders to radically change their approach to migration and ensure a swift end to the unnecessary suffering of the thousands caught in the consequences of the EU-Turkey deal.

The European Council stated that the deal, which rewards Turkey for “stemming the flow” of migrants and refugees and accepting those forcibly returned from Greek shores, would offer migrants “an alternative to putting their lives at risk”. One year after, men, women and children are trapped in unsafe zones outside Europe, unable to flee, forced to use even more dangerous smuggling routes to reach Europe, or they are trapped in overcrowded “hotspots” on the Greek islands.

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Remittances can give migrants a better chance at home


 More numerous by the day, people continue to risk their lives to reach more promising lands. It is estimated that this year more than 30,000 could lose their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea alone. Many are escaping from wars and violence; many more are fleeing from poverty and misery.

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Angolanos no Brasil se mobilizam para ajudar vítimas de enchentes na terra natal


 Estar longe do país de origem não significa deixar de se importar com ele e com aqueles que nele vivem. E um grupo de estudantes angolanos no Brasil está se mobilizando para ajudar os atingidos pelas enchentes que castigaram o sul de Angola, em especial a cidade de Lobito.

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