Most of the world’s refugees aren’t in Europe, but those that do head here face long and difficult journeys.
They often travel across multiple countries to get to their destination – places where they already have family or their job skills are needed.
Red Cross volunteers are supporting people in all of the countries they pass through. We’re often the first ones to offer some comfort and help. We’re there in that extraordinary moment as you cross the border: one of fear and elation, exhaustion and hope.
Here are just some of the stories we’re hearing.