In 2017 unicef published Minimum Standards for the Protection of Refugees and Migrants in Refugee Accommodation Centres. Now those minimum standards are translated and published in English. An annex on the Implementation of the Minimum Standards for Refugees and Migrants with Disabilities is the result of joint work undertaken by several organisations, among them the Lebenshilfe Landesverband Hamburg.
In recent years, an increasing number of people
have been forced to flee their countries and seek
protection in Germany. Owing to the situation
in their home country and also as a result of
potentially traumatic experiences, they are in
need of protection during and after their flight.
Our responsibility in Germany is to ensure the
rights of all refugees and migrants are respected.
This includes supporting them in their search for
safe places, ensuring institutional protection in
accommodation centres, facilitating their wellbeing
in order to support them in dealing with the
effects of war and flight, and integrating them as
quickly as possible into our society.
(preface, Minimum Standards for the Protection of Refugees and Migrants in Refugee Accommodation Centres )