Shipping containers turned into temporary accommodation
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Hamburg's solution to migrant housing crisis

The number of people seeking asylum in Germany in 2015 could reach 1.5 million, according to German media.

The figure is double that which was previously estimated, but has not been confirmed by the government.

In order to cope with the influx of migrants, authorities in the city of Hamburg have decided to turn shipping containers into accommodation, as Jenny Hill reports.

  • 05 Oct 2015
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