Switzerland 2012 Biasca. Political asylums living in a bunker.

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Biasca. Al Vallone is a bunker belonging to the Civil Protection (Centro Sanitario Protette. Protezione Civile 3 Valli).  It is used as a dependency (Notschlafstelle) of the main asylum registration centre of Chiasso. The bunker hosts mostly families and minors, and it is a centre for immigrants under the authority of the Federal Office for Migration. Double beds. Sheets, pillows and blankets. A young boy from Afganistan plays with his toys, The child's family is an economic migrant who has asked for political asylums in Switzerland. She is now waiting for the answers from the swiss government. 27.12.12 © 2012 Didier Ruef