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Arrival and housing of people from Suriname in the Netherlands. Lots of people leave Suriname, dozens of houses up for sale

Week number: 75-41

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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More and more people from Suriname emigrate to the Netherlands because of the increasing unemployment in their own country. In the Netherlands they are temporarily housed in a shelter in Soest. SHOTS: - (in black and white) People from Suriname arrive at Schiphol Airport; long waiting lines at customs; KLM bus transports the people from Suriname and drives a.o. along the blocks of flats in the Bijlmer; ext. shelter in Soest; handing out of clothing to migrants, who receive help with a.o. fitting their boots and gloves; int. shelter, where a man announces that the people can choose where they want to live, as long as it's not in the four largest cities, because they are "jam-packed"; - (in colour) ext. empty houses and shops in Suriname with selfmade 'for sale' signs; business at the passport office; passengers at the airport of Paramaribo look at a KLM plane from a distance.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1975
Length:
03:23

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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