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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

Despite media coverage dying down, there is still a refugee crisis in Europe today. Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of our support.

The number of people forced to flee violence and conflict today is the highest since World War Two.

Many people are dying on dangerous journeys to Europe. Those who do make it here then experience immense suffering.

Refugees in a boat


See how the Red Cross is helping refugees

Red Cross volunteers and staff welcome 578 migrants off an Italian Coastguard boat to the port at Messina, Sicily, July 2015.

The Red Cross is supporting refugees along every step of their journey. Find out what our volunteers and staff are doing.

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Helping refugees – your questions answered

Little girl in a Syrian family arrives in Macedonia, August 2015.

Find out how you can help desperate refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants.

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Interactive map – inside Europe's refugee crisis

Refugees stand in a queue

We’re helping refugees and vulnerable migrants all over Europe. See just a few of their stories on our interactive map.

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Refugee crisis – get the story straight

Ramelle gets the story straight on life as a refugee

With so many stories about refugees in the media, it's hard to know what to believe. It's time to get the story straight.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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