Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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Wheatley Group has pledged to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion by offering 300 available homes to local authorities across Scotland. The group will make the offer of homes to strategic housing partners at councils in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway, West Lothian, Ren

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More than 5,000 refugees fleeing war in Ukraine have arrived in Edinburgh, the City of Edinburgh Council has confirmed. Of those who have come to or through the city, 2,222 were warmly received by council officers and volunteers at Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – where volunteers have clocked

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More than 1,300 people fleeing conflict in Ukraine have arrived through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub, with the significant majority of all arrivals to Scotland coming in through the city.

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The Scottish Refugee Council has joined forces with The National Lottery Community Fund to distribute £1.5 million in National Lottery funding for projects that help New Scots feel at home in their communities. The Participating in the Funding Process Project will award grants to grassroots gr

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A distinct route to accommodation, support and care in Scotland is now available to people displaced by the invasion of Ukraine.

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East Lothian Council is making progress in housing three families initially in its response to the Afghan resettlement scheme. The council's cabinet met remotely yesterday to provide an update in relation to provisions being made to the earlier commitment to participate in the Afghan Relocation Assi

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Orkney Islands Council (OIC) is appealing for registered private landlords who hold family accommodation that would be suitable for Afghan families, to come forward. Councillors recently gave their support to assisting Afghan households if at all possible, and agreed to approve seeking two priv

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Victoria Atkins, the UK minister in charge of resettling Afghan refugees, has urged Scottish councils to house more families amid growing concerns over a lack of homes available in England. It has been revealed that the Home Office may need to use Airbnb properties as shelter for the refugees, with

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