An emergency shelter for asylum seekers in Drachten, Friesland, will stay open for a 12 months longer. Since August final 12 months, the Frisian Congress Middle has room for 225 refugees. This short-term shelter will likely be prolonged till September 1, 2024, studies the municipality of Smallingerland, which incorporates Drachten.
Mayor Jan Rijpstra of Smallingerland says in a press release on Thursday that native residents expertise “little to no inconvenience” from the disaster emergency shelter and that there’s a lot of help for conserving the shelter open longer. An extension is important as a result of there are nonetheless not sufficient locations in common asylum seekers facilities.
Barneveld in Gelderland desires to construct a brand new asylum seekers middle subsequent to a brand new housing property on the north aspect of the city. The azc should provide area for 300 asylum seekers and have to be obtainable for no less than ten years. The situation ought to appear like a residential space with terraced homes, and ultimately merge into the brand new housing property. Native residents will likely be up to date on Thursday, and that info night is totally full. There aren’t any extra locations obtainable, the municipality studies.
As a result of scarcity of locations for asylum seekers, new reception locations are being developed all through the nation. For instance, the outdated asylum seekers’ middle in Zeewolde will likely be reopened. That was closed in 2018. A most of 600 asylum seekers can keep on the advanced. Camp Zeist has been ready for the reception of roughly 400 asylum seekers. 9 municipalities in Kennemerland (Haarlem and the encompassing space) collectively have fourteen areas in thoughts to accommodate a complete of roughly 2100 asylum seekers. Asylum seekers facilities may be opened in Dordrecht (500), Leeuwarden (450), Heerenveen (450) and Barneveld (300). A central shelter for 250 individuals must be inbuilt Alkmaar, however the coalition has fallen over that. A deliberate asylum seekers middle in Nederhorst den Berg in North Holland was canceled on account of unrest among the many residents.
As well as, short-term areas are nonetheless being added, the place asylum seekers can keep till the scarcity is resolved. For instance, as much as 300 asylum seekers can go to a location close to the Fortuna Sittard stadium for a most of 1 12 months. In Harlingen, a river cruise ship will likely be obtainable for an extended time frame, till the tip of this 12 months, for a most of 170 refugees.