Caritas serves more than 500 portions of soup a day in a transit camp for refugees and migrants crossing into Macedonia from Greece.
For a decade, Afghans have been the largest source country for refugees in the world, but this was overtaken by Syrian refugees in 2014. Yet, the numbers of Afghan entering Europe is still on the rise, making up twenty per cent of all refugees.
The Valetta Summit is an opportunity for the EU and its African counterparts to begin addressing together social injustice and poverty, and to foster resilience against emerging conflicts and crises.
Caritas Internationalis is launching an emergency appeal to provide hot meals, better hygiene and winter clothes and shoes to refugees and migrants crossing Macedonia.