COA means central body reception asylum seekers
For Dutch society, COA is the reception organisation that provides care for foreigners. The COA offers people in a vulnerable position a safe housing and helps to prepare for the future (in the Netherlands or elsewhere). The COA mainly deals with asylum seekers and refugees. The COA ensures the first necessities of life as housing and payout of pocket money. The COA is responsible for the placement and reception in reception locations throughout the Netherlands until a decision has been taken on the application for asylum. Lately the COA is mainly in the news by the dismissal of Shirli AAAA. More information on the website.
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