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 facilitate activities at apartment blocks which are home to asylum seekers and refugees. Sessions are …
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Vial Stair Project

In early February 2020, we built five sets of steps that we installed around Vial Camp, as weel 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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450,000 liters of water supplied to Vial Camp

Since 1st of August 2019, OA/CESRT has been providing the Vial Refugee Camp with almost 15,000 liters of water per …
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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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Apartment Distribution

Although refugees living in camps make up the vast majority of those displaced on Chios, a small number of especially …
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