Migration and Home Affairs

reception centre

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Definition(s)

A location with facilities for receiving, processing and attending to the immediate needs of refugees or asylum seekers as they arrive in a country of asylum.

Source(s)

UNHCR Master Glossary of Terms

Translations

  • BG: приемателен център
  • CS: přijímací středisko
  • DE: Aufnahmeeinrichtung
  • EL: κέντρο υποδοχής
  • EN: reception centre
  • ES: centro de acogida
  • ET: vastuvõtukeskus
  • FI: vastaanottokeskus
  • FR: centre d’accueil (pour demandeurs d’asile)
  • GA: ionad fáiltithe
  • HU: befogadó állomás
  • IT: centro di accoglienza per richiedenti asilo
  • LT: priėmimo centras
  • LV: uzņemšanas centrs
  • MT: Ċentru ta’ akkoljenza (għal min jitlob l-ażil)
  • NL: asielzoekerscentrum (NL); opvangcentrum (BE)
  • PL: ośrodek recepcyjny
  • PT: centro de acolhimento
  • RO: centru de cazare şi proceduri
  • SK: prijímacie zariadenie (EU acquis); záchytný tábor
  • SL: nastanitveni center / sprejemni center
  • SV: mottagningsenhet
  • NO: transittmottak

Broader Term(s)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

For more information on categories of reception centres available in EU Member States, see EMN: the Organisation of Reception Facilities for Asylum Seekers in different Member States