reception centre

reception centre

(in Britain) n
1. (Social Welfare) a place to which distressed people, such as vagrants, addicts, victims of a disaster, refugees, etc, go pending more permanent arrangements
2. (Social Welfare) a local-authority home where children are looked after in a family crisis or where long-term placement is arranged for a child whose family cannot provide a home
Translations

reception centre

n (Brit) → centro di raccolta
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The undocumented migrants that washed up on the shores of the British bases (SBA) in Akrotiri will not be transferred to the Kokkinotrimithia temporary reception centre over the weekend, deputy director of Civil Defence Loucas Hadjimichael said on Saturday.
With nearly 200 refugees and migrants having arrived in Slovenia in the last 24 hours, the reception centre in Brezice, near the Slovenian Croatian border, has already been activated.
Approximately 100 migrant workers were found to be housed in grossly unsuitable and unsafe premises, and the partner agencies had no option but to immediately close the premises with emergency prohibition orders and transport the occupants to a reception centre.
Summary: First group of 318 arrive at a reception centre in main city in southern Algeria, Tamanrasset.
Today we go behind the scenes at Edinburgh Airport's Animal Reception Centre.
In the reception centre at the State Agency for Refugees, Mizgin Abas, 26, a former English teacher, and her husband, Ferhad, 30, said they had been forced to give up a home and decent jobs in Syriaas Kurdish region.
As the exclusive distributor of the Chevrolet brand in Qatar, the new service reception centre offers more comfort and convenience for Chevrolet vehicle owners with a spacious facility, coffee lounge, free Wi-Fi, large TV screens for entertainment, special waiting area for those lining up at the cash counter, and rent-a-car desk, according to a Jaidah Group statement.
Extrordinair started operating the animal reception centre last month and the airport has now opened a border inspection post for pets.
Refugees, representatives of the Government, Parliament, courts, civil society, media, diplomatic missions, international community and UN agencies gathered on June 18 at the Refugee Reception Centre in Bishkek and the Youth Square in Osh to start celebrating World Refugee Day.
Immigration minister Eric Besson told the town's business leaders he would order the removal of a squatter camp which evolved after the closure of a French Red Cross reception centre at nearby Sangatte six years ago.
According to the airline it has been working with the animal health division of the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in order to gain approval for these animals to be carried as part of the Pets Travel Scheme and cleared at the Gatwick animal reception centre (ARC) without their owners travelling with them.
The remaining 254 Africans, mainly Somalis, survived and made their way to the Ahwar reception centre, the official told Gulf News on condition of anonymity.