The Purmerend Council has launched an investigation into “potential abuse” at an emergency refugee shelter near an industrial park on the outskirts of town.
Survey follows question in local paper Noord Hollands Dougblad The center is investigating reports of discrimination, abuse of power, intimidation and corruption at the center, which opened on 5 October.
The newspaper has yet to publish its report, but the questions and issues raised were so disturbing that it urged mayor Ellen Van Serm to look into the situation for herself.
“We expect this information to have a significant impact on society, staff, municipalities and parliament,” the official said in a letter to lawmakers.
The allegations have not been made public, but the NHD has previously published two reports of problems with the site. The tent is known to have leaked at least twice, especially after heavy rains and online video footage shows. water droplets wires of the past.
About 225 people have lived in several large marquees since the beginning of this month. House 450 people when completed.
The emergency accommodation will remain in use for three months and will be used to accommodate both adults and children, the council previously said.
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