MADRID, 31 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) -
Starting at the end of next week, prefabricated facilities and camps will welcome migrants transferred to the Peninsula from the Canary Islands and who are currently in hotels, as reported this Tuesday by sources from the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration to Europa Press. .
As the acting Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, José Luis Escrivá, announced this Monday in statements to the media during his visit to the Reception, Care and Referral Center (CREADE) of Madrid, located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, The Government will open a transitional camp at the Arteaga General Headquarters in Carabanchel (Madrid), as well as a facility next to the old military hospital in Cartagena. Subsequently, a week later, the Executive will open another temporary camp in the Madrid town of Alcalá de Henares at the Primo de Rivera Barracks. In total, about 3,000 places will be made available.
The transfer of migrants to these spaces will be carried out in buses and vans. Regarding the time they will be able to stay in this accommodation, the same sources indicate that "it will depend on the vulnerabilities and the profile." Furthermore, they have highlighted that the reception system works "with all types of resources", but that it is always the same humanitarian care.
Thus, the Arteaga General Headquarters, located in the Madrid neighborhood of Carabanchel, will open at the end of next week and will be able to reach 1,200 seats if it is necessary to deploy its maximum capacity. Red Cross will be the entity in charge of addressing this resource.
For its part, the Cartagena Naval Hospital is expected to also be commissioned at the end of next week, with a maximum capacity of 600 people and under the management of Accem.
Finally, the Primo de Rivera barracks, in Alcalá de Henares, will be launched during the third week of November and will be able to deploy a maximum capacity of 1,100 people. This device will also be managed by Accem.