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The world reacts to refugee crisis in Greece – volunteer by volunteer (video)

Jennifer Gerlando and Abigaile Kootsillas  7/19/25

(Athens, Greece) — Media reports of the refugee crisis have drawn thousands of volunteers from around the world.  They come because they don’t want to simply sit back and watch tragedy unfold without doing something to help.  A case in point is a group of of young people who came from Portugal hearing word about refugees who had moved into Athens’ defunct school building #5 as a place of temporary refuge.  Here are their stories: