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Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa

Munich, Germany, plans to expand the facility with tents in an effort to cope with up to hundreds of new daily arrivals of refugees, many of them from Syria and North Africa.

Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), President of FC Bayern Munich Uli Hoeness (2nd,L), President of the German football leagues Reinhard Rauball (2nd,R), leader of the German integration foundation Wolfgang Fuerstner (R) and minister for migration, refugees and integration Maria Boehmer (L) pose for a picture in Berlin on September 13, 2012 after a press conference for the launch of 'Geh Deinen Weg' (Go your own way) campaign for integration at the Chancellery. (AFP/GettyImages)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
A sign marks the entrance to a former military barracks called Bayernkaserne that is being used to house refugees on June 28, 2014 in Munich, Germany. The city plans to expand the facility with tents in an effort to cope with up to hundreds of new daily arrivals of refugees, many of them from Syria and North Africa. (Getty Images)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
A sign marks the entrance to a former military barracks called Bayernkaserne that is being used to house refugees on June 28, 2014 in Munich, Germany. The city plans to expand the facility with tents in an effort to cope with up to hundreds of new daily arrivals of refugees, many of them from Syria and North Africa. (Getty Images)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
A sign marks the entrance to a former military barracks called Bayernkaserne that is being used to house refugees on June 28, 2014 in Munich, Germany. The city plans to expand the facility with tents in an effort to cope with up to hundreds of new daily arrivals of refugees, many of them from Syria and North Africa. (Getty Images)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
Asylum seekers mainly from Pakistan and Nigeria sit in front of a tent while continuing their hunger strike in the city center on June 28, 2013 in Munich, Germany. At least 19 of the hunger strikers have been taken to hospital since they began refusing liquids last Tuesday, and many of them have threatened to commit suicide if their demand for political asylum in Germany is not met. German authorities have so far refused to grant them asylum. (Getty Images)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
Asylum seekers sit in front of a tent while continuing their hunger strike in the city center on June 28, 2013 in Munich, Germany. At least 19 of the hunger strikers have been taken to hospital since they began refusing liquids last Tuesday, and many of them have threatened to commit suicide if their demand for political asylum in Germany is not met. German authorities have so far refused to grant them asylum. (Getty Images)
Germany prepares for more refugees, mainly from Syria and North Africa
Asylum seekers mainly from Pakistan and Nigeria sit in front of a tent while continuing their hunger strike in the city center on June 28, 2013 in Munich, Germany. At least 19 of the hunger strikers have been taken to hospital since they began refusing liquids last Tuesday, and many of them have threatened to commit suicide if their demand for political asylum in Germany is not met. German authorities have so far refused to grant them asylum. (Getty Images)