Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers
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Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers (AWAS)
Block C, Belt is-sebh
Floriana FRN 1700
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2568 7200
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The function of the Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers (AWAS) is the implementation of national legislation and policy concerning the welfare of refugees, persons enjoying international protection and asylum seekers. In practice, AWAS manages reception facilities, provides information programmes in the area of employment, housing, health, welfare and education, and promotes government schemes related to resettlement voluntary returns.