Groningen gets extra shelters for Syrians

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Groningen will get additional shelters to house Syrians, reported State Secretary Fred Teeven Wednesday in parliament. Limburg also get additional shelter for refugees from Syria.Just in the past week a hundred Syrians sought asylum. Until October there were 1700 applications for asylum by Syrians for this year alone, while in 2012 there were 450. The acceptance rate is actually 100 percent, according to Teeven.

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Tuesday Teeven informed parliament he wasn't planning on also making special arrangements for temporary accommodation of Syrian refugees with relatives in the Netherlands.