Lithuanian Red Cross: Despite NGO scam reports, Belarusians can find real support in Lithuania

“After an LRT investigation uncovered an NGO scamming Belarusian refugees in Lithuania, the country’s national chapter of the Red Cross says this must not discredit legitimate efforts to help people fleeing from repressions.

“Work is being hampered by the suspect actions of certain organisations that came to light [last month]. This is because they reduce the public’s trust in organisations offering real and professional aid to foreigners, and increase the vulnerability of those arriving here,” Eglė Samuchovaitė, head of programmes at Lithuanian Red Cross, said in a press release.”

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Source: lrt.lt English

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