Deutsche Schule Athen donates 210 sleeping bags to refugees on Chios

The German School of Athens – Deutsche Schule Athen, within the framework of its social responsibility program, sent 210 sleeping bags to support the refugees on the island of Chios in the northeastern Aegean. The initiative was supported by the Municipality of Chios and UNHCR.

Deutsche Schule Athen in December 2015 also donated 290 sleeping bags to the refugees of Chios in collaboration with the “Kids for the Kingdom Deutschland e.V” NGO and the Municipality of Chios, with the support of UNHCR.

Approximately  113,000 refugees arrived on on Chios in 2015, with an average of about 700 a day in December, according to UNHCR.

SOURCE: German Embassy in Athens / Deutsche Schule Athen
PHOTO: Deutsche Schule Athen (December 2015 initiative)