The Syrian Albakkar family has been welcomed by the university town of Covilhã. See https://www.unhcr.org/news/qss/resettled-syrian-refugee-family-thrives-portuguese-college-town
The Syrian Albakkar family has been welcomed by the university town of Covilhã. See https://www.unhcr.org/news/qss/resettled-syrian-refugee-family-thrives-portuguese-college-town

Portugal agrees to receive more refugees

Portugal has assumed eight pledges during the Global Refugee Forum, among them an increase in the ‘reinstallation quota’ (meaning an increase to refugee numbers welcomed to this country), and in the money paid to ANCUR (the Portuguese acronym for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees).