Greece plans to phase out cash and housing for recognized refugees

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Δευτέρα, 18 Φεβρουαρίου 2019
Greece plans to phase out cash and housing for recognized refugees

Author: blog.refugee.info | 18 February 2019

The Greek government has announced it will start asking people with refugee status or subsidiary protection to leave camps and UNHCR accommodation, starting with people who got their status before August 2017. Eventually, it will also end their access to cash assistance, Refugee.Info has learned.

Gradually, authorities will ask all people who have had refugee status or subsidiary protection for more than 6 months to leave camps and UNHCR accommodation, and gradually it will stop providing them with cash assistance, the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy said.

The Refugee.Info team is sorry to share this difficult news. Because we are an information service, and not an authority, our ability to help is limited — but we hope this post helps explain how the Greek government's decision could affect you. Read more>>>