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01 Feb 2023, 00:00 (CET)

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€175,000 total per grant



The New Arrivals


The New Arrivals

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The New Arrivals is a long-term project tracking refugees and migrants as they settle in Europe.

Like the people it covers, the migration story itself is on the move. In 2014 and 2015 it was all about the odyssey, the journey made by hundreds of thousands, haphazardly, perilously, up into Europe. In 2016, it was about Europes hesitant response, the political backlash.

In 2017, the focus is turning to the people who are suddenly in our midst. How are they adapting to their new lives? What do they miss? Whats it like to swap Homs for Hamburg, Kabul for Croydon - or Mosul for the Mosel, for that matter. Which European countries are best at helping refugees settle?

It is these questions that four major European newspapers are taking on in a new project entitled The New Arrivals. Over a period of 18 months, The Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Spiegel Online are embedding inside newly arrived communities in each of their countries to assess whether promises are being kept, whether European society is changing the new arrivals - and vice versa.

The Guardian

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Said was separated from his wife and most of his children as they fled Afghanistan. Now in Britain, Said and Wali are trying to build a life and are desperate to find their missing family.

El País

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Juegan al fútbol en una liga de Andalucía. Llegaron en patera, saltaron la valla... Los desafíos de los inmigrantes en España a través de un equipo de Jerez de la Frontera.

Le Monde

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Après avoir survécu au désert et à la mer, un groupe de réfugiés soudanais fait danser Vichy le 14-Juillet. Une épopée de courage, de solidarité et d'intégration

Spiegel Online

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Von Damaskus in die deutsche Provinz: Eine Familie will ein neues Leben aufbauen - wie gelingt das zwischen zunehmendem Rechtspopulismus, Willkommenskultur und dem Heimweh nach Syrien?

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