Pursuant to a municipal decree dated September 1, 2021, an operation to evacuate the illegal camps on the tip of the island of Ramier, began this Wednesday with a lot of police.
According to Pierre Alain Sarda representing the Toulouse reception assistance collective for asylum seekers and people in the street, met on site, the operation started around 2:20 p.m. with the removal of some abandoned tents and should be completed. complete today in the morning. At the end of the afternoon, there were 4 homeless men who had arrived and left overnight to break camp. Still according to Alain Sarda, these people have not been warned, neither by the town hall nor by the AMI (association of aid to migrants) of the imminence of the operation.
No temporary accommodation solution was offered, the police having simply directed them to the emergency accommodation service at 115. By the end of the evening none of them had managed to reach this service. ” Please, these people need help and deserve to be helped ”proclaims Alain Sarda. “They ask for housing and want to integrate. They do not want to go to emergency homes where they will be in contact with populations prone to addictions. These men are in a regular situation, they all have requests for assistance from the official services and 2 of them have French nationality, ”he explains.