Apart from its regular daily and weekly activities, Offene Arme e.V/CESRT also responds to punctual demands from Vial Camp, as well as to emergency situations.


Apartment Activities

3 times a week we facilitated activities at apartment blocks which were home to asylum seekers and refugees.Sessions were targeted …
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Vial Stair Project

In early February 2020, we built five sets of steps that we installed around Vial Camp, as well as arranging …
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Emergency Well Caps

During the course of our team’s cleaning work in the “jungle” area outside of Vial, we have discovered several open …
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Football Pitch Drainage

In Vial there was sewage and waste from overflowing toilets draining into and around people’s tents, as well as into …
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Vial Metal Grate

The Offene Arme e.V. / CESRT team was alerted to the presence of two abandoned water wells in the fields …
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Free Local’s Shop

Offene Arme e.V. operates a Free Local’s Shop which is a place for the inhabitants of Chios to come and …
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450,000 liters of water supplied to Vial Camp

In 2019, OA/CESRT provided the Vial Refugee Camp with almost 15,000 liters of water per day. In total, OA/CESRT supplied …
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Benches for Vial

In the Summer of 2019, the team got the idea to make some picnic tables and benches for the residents …
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Vial Games

“Play energizes and enlivens us. It eases our burdens. It renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us up …
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