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Germany is the largest economy in Europe and a popular destination for asylum seekers in the EU. Currently, there are around 2 million refugees living in the country. Since January 2023, more than 62,000 Syrians and 37,000 Afghans have applied for asylum. Those fleeing from war and political persecution in their home country are entitled to refugee status or subsidiary protection in Germany. However, the situation inside reception centers is often not good. The facilities are usually located in remote or isolated areas and many do not meet basic standards, which means they do not guarantee privacy. This has led to serious health problems and safety issues for some asylum seekers, especially those who stay for long periods in collective accommodation centers. Asylum seekers face many problems during their long stay in these centers, which can last from several months to several years. Some of the issues they face include lack of proper food, safety concerns, overcrowding, lack of bath and toilet facilities, and no regulations on accommodation standards. All of these problems increase the health risks, particularly for mental health disorders.

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