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Sweden Can No Longer Guarantee Refugee Beds

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Sweden is struggling to provide enough beds for the record number of refugees crossing into the country from Germany and elsewhere, the government confirmed on Thursday. We are in in a very dramatic situation...


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Ben O (135)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 9:18 am
At a press conference, Migration Minister Morgan Johansson told reporters that there was no longer a guarantee that all asylum seekers could be offered emergency accommodation.
"We are in in a very dramatic situation, it has become even more dramatic in recent days. Last week we saw a decline, but now the past few days, we see an increase," he said, referring to the ongoing arrival of refugees fleeing war-torn nations to seek new lives in Sweden.

"The urgent problem today is that the number of asylum seekers is increasing faster than the number of accommodation places. Sweden today can no longer guarantee accommodation places," he added.

Sweden's Migration Board (Migrationsverket) said earlier on Thursday that more than 2,000 asylum seekers were expected to try to travel to Sweden from Rostock in northern Germany, which would have meant a new daily record.

Ben O (135)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 9:20 am
Yesterday Prime Minister Stefan Löfven released a written statement calling on the European Commission to push other member states to do more to help tackle the refugee crisis.
"Sweden has long taken an unreasonably large responsibility in comparison with other countries in the EU, and now we are in a very tight position. It is time that other countries now take responsibility and therefore the government requests the redistribution of refugees from Sweden," he said.

Last month the Scandinavian nation doubled its refugee forecast for 2015, with up to 190,000 new arrivals expected on Swedish soil before the end of the year.

The country's Migration Board has recently sent out a number of appeals to Swedish businesses and residents asking for volunteers to help provide shelter for the rising numbers of migrants crossing into Sweden as the winter draws in.
My comment; -We need help!

Ben O (135)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 9:33 am
So, ALL EU member states; -We need help to tackle the refugee crisis. And, we need it NOW - DAMMIT!!!

Ben O (135)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 9:52 am
Petition; "Demand the EU take urgent action to help refugees"

Ben O (135)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 9:54 am
Petition; "Tell Hungary to Reject Anti-Refugee Laws in Face of Syrian Refugee Crisis!"

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 10:32 am
What a nightmare...signed-thx Ben

Animae C (508)
Thursday November 5, 2015, 3:18 pm
"There is one glaring case of a Muslim country that is heavily involved in Syria but has yet to accept a single Syrian refugee, and that is the Islamic Republic of Iran.Why not?
Iran's influence over the conflict in Syria is wide-ranging and direct. The Iranian ruling regime has steadfastly supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad no matter how murderous his war crimes against Syrian people."

#RefugeesWelcome: Demand the EU take urgent action to help refugees

Tell Hungary to Reject Anti-Refugee Laws in Face of Syrian Refugee Crisis!

Thanx Ben

Ben O (135)
Friday November 6, 2015, 5:09 am
Thanks AniMae. And what about Bahrain, Dubai and Kuwait...?

Ben O (135)
Friday November 6, 2015, 5:12 am
And, what about Malaysia and Indonesia...?

Ben O (135)
Friday November 6, 2015, 5:13 am
Saudi Arabia...???

Past Member (0)
Friday November 6, 2015, 8:27 am
I will suggest it once more: send them to China!
They know what to do with them :)

Past Member (0)
Friday November 6, 2015, 8:39 am
But seriously now, the whole situation stinks. I don't remember so many refugees with the Iraq war. Or with any other war around :) - Because in Sudan...well...
Is there a plan behind all this immigration?

Past Member (0)
Friday November 6, 2015, 9:07 am
noted; signed both petitions at Sept. 04. 2015; Thank you dear Ben!

I agree with you and Dimi; it stinks and I fear that we will have soon the same situation as it is already in sweden. As always, it will be the people that must endure and suffer for the idiocies and unrealistic ideas of the politicians.

Have also a look at this:

Ben O (135)
Thursday November 26, 2015, 7:27 am
This was 20 days ago. Today the situation is disastrous! It seems to be for Germany and Sweden to solve the whole problem, but that is not possible - DAMMIT!!! Shame on you, 20 EU member states that don't give a shit!!! If it was for me to decide, Sweden would leave the European Union yesterday!

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 26, 2015, 7:45 am
Damned! And I was thinking to immigrate in your place Ben :)
I think I'll go to China myself :)
And don't worry. EU will make many steps backwards, and countries will have their borders again... (Putin told me yesterday ;))
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