Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
So yesterday I was talking about the underfunded UNHCR relief effort.

UN agencies 'broke and failing' in face of ever-growing refugee crisis - Guardian

Click on the link to see the complete graph. The first bar is the request of the UNHCR for $2.89 billion for the Syria regional response plan, of which $0.9 billion have been funded. If some European governments had had the foresight (yeah I know), they would've just filled out the rest long ago which would've been that much cheaper. Bygones, but it's not too late to make a difference.

If you have some Euros to spare make a donation. Either through the worldwide UNHCR website or (to get the tax deduction) through the websites of the national offices:





Great Britain


Schengen is toast!

by epochepoque on Mon Sep 7th, 2015 at 02:12:50 PM EST

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