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Calais gets wall along the channel Tunnel to migrants to fend off

Calais gets wall along the channel Tunnel to migrants to fend off

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The United Kingdom and France have decided walls to build in Calais for migrants. The structures of four meters high, occur along the access road to the channel Tunnel.

The British minister Robert Goodwill of Migration has against The Guardian said that the construction of the walls as one of the measures that are taken to the migrantenproblemen in Calais to tackle.

France and the United Kingdom, a package of measures of 17 million pounds (20.3 million euros) has been agreed for the better security of the port area in France.

Thousands of migrants attempt each year to cross to England and by on and in trucks to climb that make use of the channel Tunnel.

The proposed walls are on both sides of the access road to the Rocade built and are together a mile long. This month the construction will start at the end of the year.

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Concrete

It is made of smooth concrete to prevent migrants still on the walls can be climbed. Residents of the region have a critical and to speak of ‘the great wall of Calais’, a reference to the Chinese wall.

It is feared that migrants to the structure around it will walk to the trucks yet to reach.

Migrants have previously, stones, tree trunks and shopping carts used to get truck drivers to stop to force then, still in the car to climb.

Migrants in Calais

The United Kingdom and France have decided walls to build in Calais for migrants.
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The walls should be four feet high and along the access road to the channel Tunnel.
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Drivers get to own say on a daily basis with threats by the migrants, which means the trucks trying to cross from France to England.
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On 5 september were lorry drivers, the traffic to protest against the large numbers of migrants in the city.
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The migrants in the French port of Calais live in makeshift tents.
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In the so-called ‘jungle’ are some restaurants built.
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Also, there are containers placed in the accommodation.
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Arranged fights in the migrantenkamp. In July came a Ethiopian to get in a fight.
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Also in may of this year, fighting broke out in the camp. Here were dozens of people injured.
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In the last few years, large parts of the camp by the French police evacuated.
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Doctors without Borders calls the gradual breaking down of the camp in an insufficient plan. “There is more permanent accommodation is needed.”
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