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Weʼre raising £1,500 to help the Chios Eastern Shore Rescue Team - ensuring aid for Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian refugees fleeing persecution and war torn nations

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None of us can fail to be moved by the horrible stories of refugees fleeing persecution and war torn backgrounds, travelling thousands of miles trying to reach Europe. For those fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, many are smuggled through Turkey and attempt to reach Greece, risking the perilous journey across the Aegean Sea, with many not surviving the ordeal. The first port of call and chance for aid in the Aegean is the island of Chios, where the Chios Eastern Shore Rescue Team give immediate aid and shelter to those who make the crossing. Arriving hungry, cold, wet and frightened of what their uncertain future holds, the CESRT give vital aid to these refugees, as they join the 2500 refugees who already live in the camp on the island. I am spending a month with the CERST as an unpaid volunteer, with all donations ensuring that the CESRT can continue to keep refugees safe and healthy as they seek asylum in Europe.

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    • Amanda Powell

      Amanda Powell

      Jul 2, 2018

      Full of admiration !!!


    • Luke Swanson

      Luke Swanson

      Jun 17, 2018


    • Louise Williams

      Louise Williams

      Jun 13, 2018


    • Hamid irshad

      Hamid irshad

      Jun 10, 2018

      Very brave to have volunteered,for such a good cause. Well done.


    • Stuart Bevan

      Stuart Bevan

      Jun 9, 2018

      This is a really great thing to do.


    • Sara McCartney

      Sara McCartney

      Jun 8, 2018

      Good luck Mikey


    • Sinead Lane

      Sinead Lane

      Jun 6, 2018

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