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Disused German Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelter

With its vast semicircular terminal, Tempelhof airport in Germany — made famous during the Cold War — was said to be the largest building in the world when it was built by the Nazis. Now, Berlin authorities have brought it back into service. Three thousand refugees occupy four cavernous former aircraft hangars. Simple boards have been erected to give some degree of privacy, and side rooms have been converted to nurseries and dining halls. "We are an emergency accommodation,” said...

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