A camp housing 281 migrants near the Parisian Ourcq canal was evacuated on August 12. They will benefit from accommodation in Paris and in the provinces before the Île-de-France prefecture assesses their situation in order to guide them.
281 migrants were evacuated on August 11 from a makeshift camp near the Ourcq canal in Paris, for shelter, AFP learned from concordant sources. The operation took place in the morning, rue Delphine Seyrig in the 19th arrondissement, in the presence of the association France Terre d’Asile.
All “isolated men”, they were taken care of, directed to reception accommodation in the Paris region, where they “will benefit from an assessment of their administrative situation, social, health and administrative support before leaving. ‘to be re-oriented with regard to their situation,’ indicates the prefecture of Ile-de-France in a press release. Of these 281 migrants, 55 will be accommodated in the provinces, a police source told AFP. Nearly 80 of them, however, did not have places and had to be left on the street, according to the same source.
According to the Ile-de-France regional prefecture, 3,493 people have been sheltered since the beginning of the year, as part of 13 operations carried out by state services. More than 156,000 people in precarious situations benefit from support for accommodation in Ile-de-France and every night.
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