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Gap Year Programs in Chalkida, Greece

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Of the total 22.5 million refugees in the world today, less than 1 percent have been resettled. Over 62 thousand refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and elsewhere are currently stranded in Greece, living in temporary camp structures while they wait, often indefinitely, for resettlement. In response to this humanitarian crisis, CCS is operating a refugee volunteer program to support vulnerable women, children, and residents of camps in Greece.


Gender Inequality
Women & children account for more than half the refugees arriving in Greece
Primary School Dropout Rate
Nearly 2/3

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