Decentralized reception centres and settlement of refugees

NIBR Report 2010:13

The use of housing in regular residential areas as reception centreshas given rise to questions about how decentralized reception of asylum seekers has worked locally and what effects this practice may have on the settlement of refugees. The study’s primary research issues are associated with the modelof decentralized reception centres for asylum seekers in relation to:

  • variations in the number of arrivals and a limited supply of places of accommodation to receive asylum seekers
  • living conditions for asylum seekers and the future integration of refugees who settle in Norway
  • the host municipalities’ follow up of reception centres and asylum seekers, local attention and settlement of refugee
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Decentralized reception centres and settlement of refugees
NIBR Report 2010:13

Susanne Søholt, Arne Holm

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