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Chief executive of Doras criticises accommodation restrictions for refugees

Oct 26, 2023 13:12 By Shannonside News
Chief executive of Doras criticises accommodation restrictions for refugees
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Rooskey man John Lannon, of Limerick-based NGO Doras, said the move would leave many Ukrainians homeless.

The chief executive of a human rights and migrant support organisation has criticised Government plans to restrict State accommodation for Ukrainian refugees.

Minister for Integration Roderic O'Gorman has presented Cabinet with a proposal that would see new arrivals offered accommodation for just 90 days.

Ukrainians would then have to find accommodation through the private rental sector or through an offer-a-home scheme.

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Rooskey man John Lannon, of Limerick-based NGO Doras, said the move would leave many Ukrainians homeless.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound News, Mr Lannon said the State must continue to meet the basis needs of refugees:

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