German refugee shelters ban New Year’s Eve fireworks

30 Dec 2015

German refugee shelters ban New Year’s Eve fireworks


Many refugee covers in Germany have banned firecrackers and fireworks on New Year's Eve for wellbeing reasons and to protect shelter seekers from remembering the injury of wars they fled.

On a night when noisy breaks and blasts reverberation through German roads and night skies are lit up with rocket blasts, authorities in no less than four states said they had prohibited fireworks in refugee centres.

"People from battle areas tends to associate the blasts with shots and bombs instead of with New Year's fireworks," Christoph Soebbeler, a town official in Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia state, told national news organization DPA.

"That could reignite people's traumas."

Fireworks have additionally been prohibited or disheartened in numerous havens in Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania states that are lodging a large portion of the one million refuge seekers who arrived this year.

Elsewhere, police in the city of Mannheim have appropriated Arabic-dialect information leaflets to get ready refugees for fireworks and different parts of Germany's generally uproarious and liquor fuelled New Year's Eve celebrations.

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