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Austria: Hundreds of child refugees cross border01:25

Austria: Hundreds of child refugees cross border

Austria, Vienna
September 6, 2015 at 15:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of refugees, predominantly Syrian and Afghani, arrived at the Austrian border town of Nickelsdorf where they got provided for at the Nova Rock music festival camp area, Sunday.

Refugees crossed the Hungro-Austrian borders after Germany and Austria opened their borders. Upon their arrival in Austria, the refugees got a warm welcome from the Red Cross, social workers of Bundeswehr and volunteers. Refugee families were provided with warm blankets, field beds, food, drinks, donated clothes, shoes as well as special entertaining activities that were organised for the children.

Among the refugees at the Austrian camp is Nadia, whose parents are from Afghanistan and she was born on the way, in Greece, six weeks ago. Local authorities are trying to reconnect her with her mother, who has ventured further into Austria.

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Hundreds of refugees, predominantly Syrian and Afghani, arrived at the Austrian border town of Nickelsdorf where they got provided for at the Nova Rock music festival camp area, Sunday.

Refugees crossed the Hungro-Austrian borders after Germany and Austria opened their borders. Upon their arrival in Austria, the refugees got a warm welcome from the Red Cross, social workers of Bundeswehr and volunteers. Refugee families were provided with warm blankets, field beds, food, drinks, donated clothes, shoes as well as special entertaining activities that were organised for the children.

Among the refugees at the Austrian camp is Nadia, whose parents are from Afghanistan and she was born on the way, in Greece, six weeks ago. Local authorities are trying to reconnect her with her mother, who has ventured further into Austria.

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