On Saturday night and early Sunday morning, they evicted the homeless people who were sleeping at the Jorge Newbery Airport.
In total there were 19 people, 16 Men and 3 Women. Part of the group agreed to be transferred to a Government Center of the City of Buenos Aires, while the rest decided to leave by their own means, according to reports from the GCBA.
The decision was made by the national organizations that operate at the airport accompanied by the Ministry of Human Development and Habitat of the City of Buenos Aires.
The Buenos Aires Government stated that the permanence of homeless people in the airport terminal began in 2023 and there were up to 160 people.
This weekend, 6 precarious structures that were set up on the Aeroparque esplanade, known as “ranchadas,” were dismantled at the site.
“We want an orderly City and we work every day to make that happen. Solving the problem of homeless people that accompanies a mental health policy is essential,” said the Head of Government of Buenos Aires, Jorge Macri.
Officials and specialized personnel from the Ministry of Human Development and Habitat, and the Ministry of Public Space and Urban Hygiene of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, together with the Airport Security Police (PSA), the Regulatory Body of the National System, participated in the Operation. of Airports (Orsna) and representatives of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.
Those who were transferred by teams from the Buenos Aires Presente (BAP) program to the Social Inclusion Centers that operate in the City will receive comprehensive assistance: care, containment and professional monitoring, personal hygiene items, shower, clothing, hot food, bed.
Likewise, there they will have the possibility and the tools to “rebuild their life project, train for the world of work and get ahead,” the GCBA detailed.
News that is in development.-