Friday, August 12, 2016

FRANCE TO CITIZENS: ‘LET REFUGEES INTO YOUR HOMES’

THE French government has urged citizens to welcome refugees into their homes because the country’s migrant centres are so crowded

Tom Parfitt, Romina McGuinness | Express.co.uk - AUGUST 11, 2016 75 Comments


There are currently 147 reception centres across France, but these are in massive demand as desperate refugees continue to flee the Middle East.

Housing minister Emmanuelle Cosse has pledged to built a further 50 centres before the end of next month in a desperate bid to ease the crisis.

But she has also called on French people to open up their homes to migrants in need. Several organisations have already promised to help.

The group Singa has helped 300 migrants find a temporary home since it launched its ‘Calm’ scheme last June.

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