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2nd Refugee Aid Team in Greece: Day 1

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The first half of a new team have arrived in Athens and have begun their work in Victoria Square in the centre of Athens.

Nigel Burrows. Video by Jason Brown

Team leader, Nigel Burrows, gives his first report, introducing the work they plan to do over the next few days. This time there appears to be a larger Afghan presence amongst the refugees and it seems they don’t get the same privileges as the folk from Syria. Reasons for this may become clear in the next few days.

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Handing out fruit, bread and water to refugees in Athens

It’s our day of making up sandwiches and feeding refugees in Victoria park. We’re also handing out fruit to families and children. We were asking them about the next part of their journey. Many have nowhere to go.