Prague City Hall making plans to accommodate asylum seekers

Prague City Hall is making plans for the resettlement of up to 200 asylum seekers, the internet news site idnes.cz reported on Saturday. The news site says that while the Prague authorities have issued no official statement, work is underway on finding accommodation, employment and schools for refugees who request asylum in the country. Although few refugees have so far requested asylum in the Czech Republic the Czech Republic is expected to take in over 3,000 migrants within the EU mandatory redistribution of refugees around Europe. The first 500 are expected to arrive before the end of the year.