Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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Angus Council is being asked to participate in a Scottish Government pilot to provide short-term modular accommodation for people from Ukraine, displaced due to the ongoing conflict in their home country. The proposal could see Angus selected by Ministers as one of a small number of pilot areas in S

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The efforts of hundreds of people who have worked together in Edinburgh to support more than 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been honoured at the Scottish Public Service Awards. The Community Award accolade was announced in the Scottish Parliament this week and presented to City of Edinbur

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Approximately 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been safely received through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – seven months since the centre opened to coordinate the city’s refugee support. As families settle and integrate into their new home, one place which has provided a social

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Up to 500 empty council properties are to be renovated to help house people fleeing global conflict. Aberdeen City Council is to spend £6.15 million bringing buildings back into use as part of a nationwide effort to accommodate people displaced by war in Ukraine.

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Displaced people from Ukraine will be supported to make choices about their future while living in Scotland. Following a review of the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsor Scheme, which was paused in July, a paper has been published giving details of the work undertaken by the review.

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Delighted new tenants are moving into 22 redeveloped homes in Greenock – after Blackwood transformed a failing care home. The revamped MacLehose Court building on Eldon Road includes much-needed new accessible properties which will enable people with a range of mobility issues to live more ind

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Councils and Registered Social Landlords will be able to apply for Scottish Government funding to bring properties into use and increase the supply of housing for those fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. Through the Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund, up to £50 million of funding will be made

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Six months since the beginning of the Homes for Ukraine scheme, Robina Qureshi, CEO of Positive Action in Housing, a refugee homelessness charity which began the Room for Refugees Network in 2002, argues that the initiative has corrupted the concept of refugee hosting. The Homes for Ukrain

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