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Migrants: Croatia seeks help of Brussels

"We need tents, beds, blankets". Since Sept., 217,000 arrivals

22 October, 14:48

(ANSA) - ZAGREB - The Croatian government has decided to call for international help in order to deal with the migrant crisis and receive the refugees: since September 16 to date, about 217,000 migrants entered the country.

The government authorized the Civil Protection to call - through the European Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - for material support, including hundreds of tents, housing units, beds, thousands of sleeping bags, blankets, boots and so on. ''We need aid, because of escalating migrant crisis in recent days'', the Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said, adding that sometimes up to 13,000 blankets are necessary during a single night.(ANSA).

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