Forgotten People

Spotlight on the Refugee crisis – Austria: integrating migrants

Across the country from Vienna to Linz, from Salzburg to Innsbruck many projects are run by the Order of Malta to facilitate the integration into the local communities of migrants and refugees.

Welcome services and medical assistance are provided at the Vienna Westbahnhof (railway station) in co­operation with the Red Cross, the Austrian Samaritan Organization, the municipal rescue service of the City of Vienna and the St. John Ambulance. Across the country, many shelters offer accommodation and Emergency overnight accommodation. In Styria, language courses as well as leisure activities are organized.

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