NYC Mayor Unveils Plans To House Migrants In Tents

The New York Daily News reports:

Mayor Adams announced in a press release Thursday that the city plans to house asylum seekers in temporary, refugee-style camps — a move that further illustrates the huge strain a recent influx of migrants has put on the city’s shelter system.

Through an email put out by his press office, Adams’ team described the camps as “humanitarian emergency response and relief centers” and pointed to past examples of such centers with pictures depicting tents filled with rows and rows of cots.

The first relief center, which will cater to single adults, will open at the Orchard Beach parking lot in the coming weeks. The location of a second center has not yet been determined.

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