At the beginning of June, Croatia will start to receive the first group of 50 Syrian refugees under the EU relocation scheme, the Croatian Ministry of Interior Vlaho Orepić announced.
Thirty people will be transferred from Turkey, 10 from Greece and 10 from Italy. Croatia has agreed to receive a total of 1,600 migrants from Turkey, Greece and Italy.
“Croatia will definitely realize her side of the agreement” on relocation, Orepić said.
Refugees that will be relocated to Croatia will be hosted at the Hotel Porin in Zagreb and in the reception center in Ježevo.
According to Croatia’s national Asylum Law, people will have the right to live in Croatia and to freely move in the country. People will also be provided with accommodation, food and health care by the State. If their income and financial situation are not sufficient to ensure an adequate standard of living they will be able to access financial support. They can also access free education, free legal aid, and humanitarian services.