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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MPs on Monday called on the government to step up and improve conditions at the reception centre for asylum seekers at Kofinou in Larnaca.
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New refugee arrivals continue to be reported as arriving at the El Megenis and Joda border reception centre at an average rate of 34 refugees per day.
Speaking on a visit to a reception centre in Tours, 150 miles south west of Paris, he added: "There should be no camp in France.
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.
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.
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.
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.
People living nearby were woken and moved to a reception centre in Seaton Sluice Middle School as firefighters from around Northumberland and Tyne and Wear battled to contain the blaze.