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News sources for refugees are collected on this page.

Refugee Radio

The radio program "Funkhaus Europa" offers daily news especially for refugees in English and Arabic. Topics covered are the latest news on the situation in Germany and the political debate, information about healthcare services and legal, integration, voluntary services and more.

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Broadcasting times:
11:55 - 12:00 a.m. and 11:55 p.m. - midnight Funkhaus Europa

NRW 103.3 MHz (WDR)
Berlin 96.3 MHz (rbb)
Bremen 96.7 MHz (Radio Bremen)
Bremerhaven 92.1 MHz (Radio Bremen)

11:55 - 12:00 a.m.and 11:55 p.m. - midnight NDR Info Spezial

Digitalradio DAB+

All episodes are also available online via the webpage or the WDR APP (for Android or for iOS) in German, English and Arabic.


Smartphone app provided by a Hungarian aid group, filled with news about the current situation at the borders, news about refugee laws, transportation etc. In the latest version, it also includes important phrases from the Refugee Phrasebook.

Live Reports

  • European courage:The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is running a blog on current situations, new regulations and information all around the world.
  • Welcome to Europe (w2e): The blog informs regularly on new developments and the situation at the borders of Europe

Crisis Info hub

Project initiated by Google, providing critical information for refugees on their journey. Currently information is available for refugees arriving on the islands of Kos or Lesbos belonging to Greece, written in English, Greek, Arabic and Farsi. More information and languages are to follow.


You can find a lot of information about the current situation all over the planet. Here are some accounts & lists:

Other Portals & Media