A camp in which there were 354 migrants near the Canal de l’Ourcq in Paris (19th century) was evacuated on September 28, announced the police headquarters, specifying that it is the “fifteenth” operation of this type in 2022.
“354 men [migrants] isolated” were “taken care of by the State services and their partners”, announced this September 28 the Paris police headquarters in a joint press release with the regional prefecture after the evacuation of a camp near the Canal de l’Ourcq in the 19th arrondissement of Paris.
Among them, 264 were taken care of in Ile-de-France and 90 in the region, added a police source. The evacuation which took place around 7:00 am “went without difficulty and very quickly”, according to this source.
“In addition to the dangerousness of this camp given its proximity to the Ourcq canal, the occupation of the site is carried out[ait] in conditions that jeopardize the health and safety of people, both occupants and residents”, writes the prefecture in its press release. “Cases of scabies” have been recorded “recently in this camp as in other Parisian camps”, she adds.
In total, since the beginning of the year, “4,015 people have been sheltered within the framework of 15 operations carried out by the services of the State”, specifies the prefecture.
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