The IFRC’s European Regional Office works in support of 53 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Through its Country Cluster Support Teams and Country Offices, it provides coordination, financial and technical support for disaster operations and longer term development programmes throughout the region.
Latest news from Europe
Seren Sabancı Keser, a 27-year-old call centre operator at Turkish Red Crescent, received a call from a refugee in need who could not go and receive his Kızılaykart (a prepaid debit card)– he was in hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms. This debit …
Jack is an Iranian engineer living in Greece. Back home in Tehran he owned his own construction company and was surrounded by a close-knit group of friends, colleagues and family. But that all changed one day.
Challenging situations can also mean a fresh start. For 28-year-old Genghis Khan from Kyrgyzstan the COVID-19 pandemic changed his whole life.
By Caroline Holt Jobs are being lost. The restrictions on movement that are keeping people safe from the coronavirus are often damaging or destroying their livelihoods and their ability to feed and care for their families. Around the world, the most vu …
Somaya dreams of becoming a medical doctor and bringing relief to those who are suffering. Somaya and her family had to flee war-torn Afghanistan and sought refuge in Iran. She and her family have had a difficult life, but Somaya continues to chase her dreams of making a meaningful contribution to society.
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Europe in focus
Learn more about how Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in Europe support the orientation and integration of refugees as they establish their new lives on a longer term basis.
- Albanian Red Cross
- Andorran Red Cross
- Armenian Red Cross Society
- Austrian Red Cross
- Red Crescent Society of Azerbaijan
- Belarus Red Cross
- Belgian Red Cross
- The Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- British Red Cross
- Bulgarian Red Cross
- Croatian Red Cross
- Cyprus Red Cross Society
- Czech Red Cross
- Danish Red Cross
- Estonian Red Cross
- Lithuanian Red Cross Society
- Luxembourg Red Cross
- Malta Red Cross Society
- Magen David Adom in Israel
- Red Cross Society of the Republic of Moldova
- Red Cross of Monaco
- Red Cross of Montenegro
- The Netherlands Red Cross
- Norwegian Red Cross
- Polish Red Cross
- Portuguese Red Cross
- Red Cross of The Republic of North Macedonia
- Red Cross of the Republic of San Marino
- Romanian Red Cross
- The Russian Red Cross Society
- The Red Cross of Serbia
- Slovak Red Cross
- Slovenian Red Cross
- Spanish Red Cross
- Swedish Red Cross
- Swiss Red Cross
- Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan
- Turkish Red Crescent Society
- Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan
- Ukrainian Red Cross Society
- Red Crescent Society of Uzbekistan
CEA Assessment Report – Community Based Migration Programme in Turkey
This assessment report on community engagement and accountability (CEA) provides an analysis of refugees and host communities under the Turkish Red Crescent Community Based Migration Programme. It provides an insight into the information needs, access to and preference in using communication channels, community structure, social cohesion and behaviour, as well as the preferred mechanism to raise concerns or share feedback.
The report also gives an overview of the capacities of staff and volunteers at the Community Centres who provide information on registration and services, protection-related prevention activities, psychosocial support, vocational training and livelihood programmes, language courses and health and hygiene promotion.