More than a million Ukrainian refugees are registered in Germany. This fact is a serious challenge for communes and regions. This was stated by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday, November 2.
According to him, it is necessary to make every effort to establish peace in Ukraine, informs TASS. “We see that the war has consequences, for example, that many seek asylum in our country,” Scholz said. At the same time, he stressed that the influx of Ukrainians “is associated with big problems” faced by the cities of Germany.
In 2022, the German authorities will allocate an additional €1.5 billion to support Ukrainian refugees. In 2023, Berlin will provide another €1.5 billion for them, as well as €1.25 billion for immigrants from other states.
Earlier it was reported that the authorities Germany is getting harder to accommodate refugees from Ukraine. According to the director general of the German Association of Cities and Municipalities, people are forced to be placed in gyms, as there are no other options.