Day 50: Bumpy Road

  In the last three months I accompanied Samir further on his way to a normal life. Although it again and again recedes into the distant future, we, together with other helpers, are trying to continuously overcome one hurdle after the other.   (The whole story about Samir can be read here) On Nov. 24, 2016 … Weiterlesen

Day 47: Erding – Retirement home supervisory authority

The health condition of Samir, the paraplegic Syrian whose  story  I have told before, has continued to deteriorate in recent months, in particular with regard to his decubitus ulcer. A volunteer who is working as a nurse went to see him on Friday, Sept. 9, as a result of my last report. On that day, … Weiterlesen

Day 46: The insurgent – Part 3 / Neglected at Erding

  In the days after our last meeting, I accompanied the Syrian to a hospital in Munich hoping they would take care of his war injury. He was examined and it was recommended that he be taken to a clinic specializing in paraplegics. This now needs to be approved by the district office first. In … Weiterlesen

Day 45: The insurgent – Part 2

After the last meeting, I tried with some friends to organize an appointment in a hospital in order to find out about possible therapeutical approaches for the paraplegic Syrian. The appointment was quickly organized, but unfortunately we had to cancel it again because we first had to look for an authorization by the administrative bodies. … Weiterlesen

Day 22: Central bus station / bribe money

  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 A journalist from the Bayern 2 radio station contacted me to accompany me one evening during my volunteer work as a helper and interpreter. Since in most emergency shelters accreditation by the government is necessary, I suggested to help out one evening with the ZOB-Angels at the central bus station. … Weiterlesen

Day 21: Dornach

Monday, November 23, 2015 Even though Dornach is to be closed at the end of the month, again 600 refugees have been moved there just recently. Some of these have been accommodated there for over a week now and no one knows exactly what is going to happen. Upon request, the information was given that … Weiterlesen