The Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration plans to transfer groups of migrants arriving in Canary Islands to Madrid to accommodate them in Defense facilities located in the district of Carabanchel and in the municipality of Alcala de Henares.
As progress has been made eldiario.es and sources from the department he directs have confirmed to Efe José Luis Escrivá, the Ministry of Defense has transferred the facilities to decongest the reception network of the Canary Islands, saturated by the incessant arrival of cayucos. The goal is for both camps to be ready in two weeks.
In Carabanchel, the sources point out, the migrants will be welcomed in the General Arteaga barracksof the Army, where it is expected to have 450 places, expandable.
The land and facilities donated by Defense join the centers managed by Inclusion with the support of several NGOs in different provinces, where hotels are also being set up for the emergency reception of sub-Saharan migrants who are arriving in the Canary Islands.
This October, more than 13,000 people have arrived in the archipelago, an unprecedented number since the so-called canoe crisis of 2006.