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  10. February 2016

Refugee Phrasebook

Giant compilation of phrases in many languages. In a Google Sheet; better used on a laptop than a phone.

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  15. February 2016

Communication icons

Sheet of common icons for nonverbal communication -- just point! (Different version, simpler, in color: http://bit.ly/lesvolcoloricons)

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  15. February 2016

German - Arabic - Dari/Farsi phrase list for volunteers

With Greek at the bottom.

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  15. February 2016

English - Arabic - Dari/Farsi phrase list for volunteers

With a bit of Greek at the bottom!

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  10. February 2016

Communications Google Drive

Public folder for all signs, phrase lists and other tools for communicating with refugees. (Most developed on the island of Lesvos, so some are very location-specific.)

communication tools | Greek Islands: Lesvos | General
  11. June 2016

Rapid Response Refugee Translators

Facebook group with a pool of translators available to help with projects in many languages.

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  6. October 2016

Vento.TV

Translators on call via video.

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  8. November 2016

WhatsApp groups -- master list

See this post on FB for instructions on how to join various WhatsApp groups (including translation ones)

*Lesvos basics* | communication tools | General | Greek Islands: Lesvos | Greece: North and East | Greece: Central (Athens area) | Greece: West | Greek Islands: Other (not Lesvos)
  30. April 2017

Greek language learning materials for migrants and refugees

Free download of basic Greek material.  (You will need to already know the alphabet, however.) (Direct link to PDF: https://sinialo.espiv.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/immigrantsbook.pdf)

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  16. May 2017

Working with Kurdish Sorani Speaking Patients -- Medical (and more) Phrasebook

Good basic Sorani (the Kurdish dialect written in Arabic script, more common among Iraqi Kurds). Medical terms, but also more general words too.

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  26. June 2017

Translators Without Borders App

Phone app with useful glossaries for Arabic, Farsi (Dari), and both Kurmanji and Sorani Kurdish. 

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  5. July 2017

Odysseas Greek Language Tutor

Online Greek classes from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

refugee info: general | communication tools | Greek Islands: Lesvos | Greece: North and East | Greece: Central (Athens area) | Greece: West | Greek Islands: Other (not Lesvos)
  5. July 2017

Greek phrases and dictionaries *for refugees*

Google Drive folder contains: --Phrases in Greek/Farsi/Arabic for communicating problems in camps.  With transliteration in Farsi/Arabic script.  --Mini Greek lexicons in:   Arabic Farsi Sorani Kurmanji Urdu French (Lexicons are made by Embassy of Switzerland in Greece in collaboration with UNHCR Greece, EADAP and METAdrasi, financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC and with the support of the Hellenic Republic)

refugee info: general | communication tools | Greek Islands: Lesvos | Greece: North and East | Greece: Central (Athens area) | Greece: West | Greek Islands: Other (not Lesvos)
  8. July 2017

Entaxei: Basic Greek for Arabic and Farsi Speakers

Unfortunately, the alphabet section is in Greek only, and throughout, there is no transliteration into Arabic letters. But this could be helpful with the aid of a teacher. Audio files, available at the same site, could help.

refugee info: general | communication tools | Greek Islands: Lesvos | Greece: North and East | Greece: Central (Athens area) | Greece: West | Greek Islands: Other (not Lesvos)
  2. August 2017

Humanitarian Interpreters and Cultural Mediators in Greece

Facebook group (in Greek and English) for people doing interpeting and mediation work in Greece. Also open to camp managers, staff managers, CwC (communicating with communities) teams. 

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  8. September 2017

Mini Medical Dictionary

This PDF has Greek with equivalents in Arabic, French, Farsi and Urdu, as well as photos. It is written for Greek practitioners (words are transliterated in Greek), but can be useful for refugees too.

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