Children at a refugee camp in Hamburg
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How Hamburg is trying to make space for refugees

6 October 2015 Last updated at 06:02 BST

There are reports that Germany could expect up to one and a half million refugees and migrants this year, nearly double what the government has officially estimated.

Many towns and cities are struggling to cope with the record influx of asylum seekers.

Jenny Hill reports from Hamburg.