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Incoming Ukrainian refugees to live in tents due to lack of accommodation

Sep 1, 2023 13:12 By Shannonside News
Incoming Ukrainian refugees to live in tents due to lack of accommodation
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The Department of Integation has confirmed tented accommodation will be provided for new arrivals fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Ukrainian refugees are to face living in tents again, from as early as next week.

The Department of Integration has confirmed tented accommodation will be provided for new arrivals fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Around 650 refugees a week have arrived here from Ukraine since May 1st.

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The Department says that despite almost 7,000 extra beds being contracted over the summer months, a 'significant shortfall' remains, making the use of tents necessary.

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