SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, March 2 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Government of the Canary Islands has approved this Thursday the authorization of expenses derived from the operation and maintenance of the emergency centers and devices for immediate care of unaccompanied migrant minors, amounting to 17,080,506.59 euros.
The purpose of this credit authorization is to cover the expenses derived from the maintenance of emergency devices for the comprehensive care of Unaccompanied Foreign Minors and Foreigners (DEAMENAC).
The service, under the General Directorate for the Protection of Children and the Family of the Ministry of Social Rights, Equality, Diversity and Youth, is aimed at comprehensive care for unaccompanied foreign minors who arrive on the Canary coasts, guaranteeing their care immediately as well as its integration into residential spaces and educational and work training resources.
Currently, the Canary Islands have a total of 39 emergency devices managed directly by the General Directorate for Child and Family Protection, 22 in Gran Canaria, 13 in Tenerife, 1 in El Hierro and 3 in Fuerteventura, in which shelter and care are given to more than 2,100 migrant minors.