- Last Updated on 27 September 2015
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While hundreds of thousands of people are still drifting along on their journey to safety, waiting to be finally settled in the continent, the world has witnessed the human cost of conflict along with the ability of people to extend a kind and generous hand in support of those in need.
Here are 7 heart-melting moments captured during Europe’s continuing refugee crisis.
A Danish police officer plays a game with a young Syrian refugee on an expressway north of Padborg, Denmark, on September 9, during their journey to seek asylum in Sweden.
A volunteer gives a balloon to a migrant child at the railway station in Nickelsdorf, Austria, on September 6.
A local man helps a Syrian refugee, who jumped off a dinghy, as he swims exhausted at a beach on Greece’s Lesbos Island on September 17.
Volunteers give water and toys to an exhausted Syrian refugee child after he and his family arrived on Greece’s Lesbos Island in an overcrowded dinghy that had crossed a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast on September 22.
A child refugee tries on a police officer’s cap at a train station in Munich, Germany, on September 5.
Shoes are prepared for migrants expected to arrive at the railway station in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 5.
“You made it!” A volunteer waves at a dinghy with Afghan migrants at a beach on Greece’s Lesbos Island, after it crossed a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast on September 21.