Germany

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This Country for Migrants and Refugees

  1. Weekly Notes, Non-public info from your contacts, News
  2. General Nationwide Documents, Websites and Groups
  3. Organisations, Services, 3W (Who does What, Where)
  4. Asylum, Legal, Travel Documents, Passports, Identity Cards
  5. Housing, Homeless, Shelter, Accommodation, Lodging, Camps
  6. Healthcare, Medical, Hygiene
  7. Employment, Work, Permits
  8. Education, Schooling, University, Enrolment
  9. Unaccompanied Minors, Young People, Children
  10. LGBT+, Minorities
  11. Food, Clothes, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Emergency
  12. Others, Cash Transfer, Social Support, Care

12a. City A

12b. City B

13a. Region A

13b. Region B

  1. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This Country for Migrants and Refugees

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General info:  

English

http://www.welcomegrooves.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/welcomegrooves_DE-ENGLISH1.pdf http://www.ard.de/home/ard/guide-for-refugees-wegweiser-fuer-fluechtlinge/Information_in_English/2214410/index.html

https://handbookgermany.de/en.html

http://www.refugeeguide.de/en/ (can choose many other languages on the website)

https://www.muenchen.de/rathaus/Stadtverwaltung/Sozialreferat/Fluechtlinge/Informationen-fuer-Fluechtlinge.html

Arabic

http://www.dw.com/ar/الرئيسية/خطواتي-الأولى-في-ألمانيا-معلومات-للاجئين-الجدد/s-32484

http://www.ard.de/home/ard/guide-for-refugees-wegweiser-fuer-fluechtlinge/Information_in_Arabic/2214420/index.html

https://handbookgermany.de/ar.html

http://www.dw.com/fa-af/دويچه-وله-دری/مهاجرت-به-اروپا/s-101452 (Dari)

http://www.dw.com/ps/دويچه-ويله-پښتو/اروپا-ته-مهاجرت/s-101463 (Pashto)

http://www.dw.com/ur/عنوانات/مہاجرین-کا-بحران/s-11989 (Urdu)

https://handbookgermany.de/fa.html (Farsi)

http://welcome-app-concept.de/en/ (welcome app)

00. Weekly Notes, Non-public info from your contacts, News

Any private or not publicly accessible news or notes from your contacts, FB groups, social media and so on. Please don’t name your contacts, if you want to share the details of a good contact with the rest of AL volunteers write it in our Contacts Spreadsheet (only AL vols can see this).

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01. General Nationwide Documents, Websites and Groups

Websites or exhaustive documents about migrants and refugees covering the all country on multiple aspects like asylum, housing, education, healthcare and others.

W2eu.info – Welcome to Europe

For freedom of movement: Independent information for refugees and migrants coming to Europe

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.en.html  (English)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.ar.html  (Arabic)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.fa.html  (Farsi)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.fr.html  (French)

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Rights in Exile Programme

List of pro bono legal assistance providers is a directory of organizations, lawyers, and others who are able to assist refugees free-of-charge in legal matters and help secure refugee rights. This list may also be of use to legal providers assembling and arguing cases elsewhere in the world for information on country of origin, case development, and other help.

http://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/germany-pro-bono-directory

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02. Organisations, Services, 3W (Who does What, Where)

List below all organisations you know working in this Country that can be relevant to migrants and refugees, any clinic, for example, is relevant. Please put here AL Contacts Spreadsheet (only AL vols can see this) all organisations’ private contacts.

Map overview of local initiatives for refugees:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1SHp13afz2lzUyrPqFYouMbPgtF4&ll=51.245318615316094%2C10.44830109999998&z=6

https://www.proasyl.de/en/our-network/ (state level refugee councils)

https://www.diakonie.de/english/ (List of social welfare organisations/protestant churches)

Who, which organisation What, which services Where Public contacts of the organisation (email, FB page, hotline phone) Last contact
Pro Asyl Advise Frankfurt +49 (0)69-242 314 20

proasyl@proasyl.de

JMD Youth Migration Service Across Germany https://www.jugendmigrationsdienste.de/en/
Kontakt- und Beratungsstelle für Flüchtlinge und Migrant_innen e.V. Advise Oranienstr. 159, 10969 Berlin-Kreuzberg Phone: 030 / 614 94 00

Email:  kontakt@kub-berlin.org

(Have many translated official docuemnts https://www.kub-berlin.org/formularprojekt/de/uebersetzte-formulare/)

Place4Refugees Help in finding apartments, jobs, education & integration Berlin http://www.place4refugees.org/

Below are 3W lists of organisations and services relevant to migrants and refugees.

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03. Asylum, Legal, Travel Documents, Passports, Identity Cards

Websites or documents about legal rights and procedures about migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in this country.

https://www.ecre.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/ELENA-Index-latest-update-May-2016.pdf (list of contacts)

Short answer to main questions concerning the asylum process

https://www.berlin.de/willkommenszentrum/en/arrival/asylum-process/

How to seek asylum for Berlin

http://www.asyl.net/fileadmin/user_upload/redaktion/Dokumente/Arbeitshilfen/150910_Wie_läuft_ein_Asylverfahren_ab_Überblickstext_Englisch.pdf (English)

http://www.asyl.net/fileadmin/user_upload/redaktion/Dokumente/Arbeitshilfen/150910_Wie_läuft_ein_Asylverfahren_ab_Überblickstext_Arabisch.pdf (Arabic)

Info film for hearing at BAMF (different languages): http://www.asylindeutschland.de/en/film/

Info on hearings with the BAMF (different languages): http://www.asyl.net/index.php?id=337

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Fluechtlingsschutz/InformationenFuerGefluechtete/informationen-fuer-gefluechtete-node.html (BAMF website info)

Information on rights (German)

https://www.nds-fluerat.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Kenne_deine_Rechte_bundesweit.pdf

http://www.bbzberlin.de/images/17_1_4_Infobroschuere%20zu%20Familiennachzug%20zu%20syrischen%20Fluechtlingen%20dt_ar.pdf (family reunion info) THIS LINK DOES NOT WORK

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Fluechtlingsschutz/FamilienasylFamiliennachzug/familienasyl-familiennachzug-node.html

Family reunification (English)

https://familyreunion-syria.diplo.de/webportal/desktop/index.html#start

Family reunification for Syrian refugees. Language can be changed to Arabic!!

http://fluechtlingsrat-bw.de/files/Aktiv-Dateien/Dokumente/2016%2012%20Info%20subs%20Schutz.pdf (subsidary protection info English)

http://fluechtlingsrat-bw.de/files/Aktiv-Dateien/Dokumente/2016%2012%20Info%20subs%20Schutz-AR.pdf (subsidary protection fino Arabic)

https://www.berlin.de/willkommenszentrum/en/families/reunification-of-families/

Requirements to apply for reunification of families in Berlin. (Welcome Center)

Aida – Asylum Information Database Report

Mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection in Europe

http://www.asylumineurope.org/reports/country/germany

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04. Housing, Homeless, Shelter, Accommodation, Lodging, Camps

Websites or documents about possible places where people can live in this country.

Refugees Welcome (Housing)

http://www.refugees-welcome.net / http://www.fluechtlinge-willkommen.de/en/

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05. Healthcare, Medical, Hygiene

Websites or documents about healthcare rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in this country.

http://www.videoboost.de/content/fluechtlinge-erklaervideo#1475748048951-0ef62504-dd85 (Video for asylum seekers needing to see a doctor)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1H2b1vFHTM5PDXu7bAVJqw9giF8Tyn7bLcw9WqgIq3Rs/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true (translation when at doctors)

http://www.setzer-verlag.com/epages/79584208.sf/de_DE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/79584208/Categories/Download (Translations of anamnesis- and examination-transcripts)

http://www.medi-bild.de/pdf/asyl/Gesundheitsheft_Asyl.pdf (Health brochure, different languages)

http://www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de/fileadmin/pdf/Fragebogen_PZ_43_2015.pdf (questionnaire)

http://medibueros.m-bient.com (for ‘sick without papers’)

http://www.baff-zentren.org/mitgliedszentren-und-foerdermitglieder/ (list of psychosocial service centres across Germany)

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06. Employment, Work, Permits

Websites or documents about employment, sectors and industries where migrants work the most, and about work permits in this country.

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07. Education, Schooling, University, Enrolment

Websites or documents about education, schools and universities in this Country.

Websites for learning Germany

https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/flu.html?wt_sc=willkommen (English)

https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/ueb.html (English, online course)

https://www.goethe.de/ar/spr/flu.html (Arabic)

http://www.dw.com/en/learn-german/s-2469 (Course finder, online courses)

http://www.languagetransfer.org (online course)

http://almanibefarsi.com (learning German for Farsi speakers)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAN5rRSvtKE&list=PLLtKK1cMWOZN9ejrK1z1-H2lORpzvgoyu&index=1 (English for Arabic speakers)

https://www.phase-6.de/hallo/kinder/ (app for children)

https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/t-lm-alalmanyt-m-kwmw/id1047846098?l=en&mt=8 (language app)

German-Arabic dictionary / phrasebooks https://d4ueceu56c8vn.cloudfront.net/doc/arabisch-deutsch-sprachfuehrer.pdf

http://bab.la

https://www.refugeephrasebook.de

https://www.refugeephrasebook.de/pdf/de-kiel151026-a4.pdf

http://www.welcomegrooves.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/welcomegrooves_DE-ENGLISH1.pdf (English, avialble in different languages)

https://babadada.com/topic/school/ger/eng (Translation/Dictionary)

Integration course finder

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Willkommen/DeutschLernen/Integrationskurse/integrationskurse-node.html

http://www.bamf.de/SiteGlobals/Functions/WebGIS/EN/WebGIS_Integrationskursort.html?nn=1451894

Internship finder

http://www.join-now.org (English)

http://www.join-now.org/arabic/ (Arabic)

Universities offering programs for refugees

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?hl=de&mid=1dIJKbgjwdzyQCkMGI_Ezai8v06o&ll=43.33509412910555%2C-9.055731550000019&z=1

http://www.leuphana.de/en/digital-school.html

https://integration.oncampus.de

https://hochschulforumdigitalisierung.de/de/blog/digital-education-and-information-resources-refugees (English)

https://hochschulforumdigitalisierung.de/blog/hochschulforum-digitalisierung/digital-education-tools-refugees-arabic (Arabic)

https://kiron.ngo (online university for refugees)

Assessment test

Assesses the general and subject-related abilities for academic studies. It assists refugees in continuing or starting academic studies in Germany. Universities use TestAS individually or as part of uni-assist’s documentation-examination procedure for refugees. https://refugees.testas.de/en/

Scholarships for Syrians

https://jusoorsyria.com/scholarships-for-syrian-students-and-refugees/

Employment (Jobs, internships, apprenticeships)

http://www.careers4refugees.de/en/ (English)

https://workeer.de Jobs specifically for refugees and interested employers (German)

https://www.jobbörse.de/refugees/ (German)

https://hr-integrate.com/?lang=en (English, links HR and refugees)

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08. Unaccompanied Minors, Young People, Children

Websites or documents about minors’ rights and protection in this Country.

JMD (Youth Migration Service) https://www.jugendmigrationsdienste.de/en/ (12-27 year-olds)

http://fluechtlingshelfer.info/fuer-engagierte/detail-spezielle-arbeitshilfen/news/erklaervideos-fuer-unbegleitete-minderjaehrige-fluechtlinge/?tx_news_pi1%5BoverwriteDemand%5D%5Bcategories%5D=35&cHash=d89dd896f73b5364138bec0d5861a5a2 (general info, different languages)

Federal Association for uncaccompanied minors (http://www.b-umf.de/en/about/bumf-en)

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09. LGBTQ+, Minorities

Websites or documents about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and any self defined identities’ rights and their protection in this country.

Queer Refugees info website on asylum, counselling, law, family reunion

http://www.queer-refugees.de

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10. Food, Clothes, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Emergency

Websites or documents about where to find food, clothes, tents and any kind of emergency stuff for destitute migrants and refugees in this country.

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11. Others, Cash Transfer, Social Support, Care

Websites or documents about anything NOT covered above, and also any social support programme in this country.

Organisation similar to Asylum Links EU that replies to questions: https://www.wefugees.de/k

News Sources in other languages

http://www.tagesschau.de/100s/englisch/ , https://www.zdf.de/international/zdfenglish (English)

http://www.tagesschau.de/100s/arabisch/ , https://www.zdf.de/international/zdfarabic  (Arabic)

https://www.ndr.de/infospezial/Nachrichten-fuer-Fluechtlinge-Refugee-Radio,refugeeradio108.html (radio)

https://www.swr.de/refugees (Arabic, Dari, English)

Football for refugees http://farenet.org/campaigns/refugees-football-database/

There are also great FB pages for people living in Berlin who will give away clothes, furniture, appliances, electronics, public transportation tickets and anything really!: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freeyourstuff/

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Opening a bank account

English: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-english.pdf

Arabic: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-arabisch.pdf

https://www.verbraucherzentrale.de/mehrsprachige-infos-fuer-fluechtlinge (info on insurance, mobile ohones, moving-in, shopping online, copyright, saving energy, avoiding mould, food packaging, collection letters,

12a. City A

Websites or documents about this city .

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12b. City B

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13a. Region A

Websites or documents about this region.

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13b. Region B

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14. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Websites or documents about FAQ in this country.

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