EXTRAORDINARY RECEPTION CENTRES (CAS)
They are conceived in order to overcome the lack of places in ordinary reception facilities or within the services provided by local authorities, in case of frequent and massive arrivals. Todate, they represent the ordinary welcome reception mode. These structuresare selected by the prefectures, in co-operation witha ssociations and accommodation facilities, according to procedures related to public contracts, and the local authority. The stay should be limited to the strictly necessary time for allowing the transfer of the applicant to the“second level” reception facilities
Year(s): 2014 - ongoing
Target group(s): Refugees, asylum seekers (massive arrivals)
A maximum financial daily contribution per person of € 35.00 is planned and the following services are offered:
Type of product
Brief description of the product / outcome / method
Asylum seekers and refugees benefit from the project by receiving support and guidance.
Impact on target groups / Transferability potential
Since the beginning of the project in 2014 more than 180 thousand migrants have been welcomed by the EXTRAORDINARY RECEPTION CENTRES (CAS) operators/volounteers.
Promoter of the initiative
Name of organization / individual: Italian Governement