“Young migrants return to Calais after dismantling camp’

“Young migrants return to Calais after dismantling camp’

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Between three hundred and four hundred migrants, mainly children without parents, wandering, have returned to the French port of Calais in the hope of crossing to Britain to make, say several aid agencies.

At the end of October ontruimden the French authorities, the ‘jungle’ in Calais. When were the six thousand migrants are transferred to reception camps elsewhere.

The migrants come from the Middle East, Asia and Africa and attract all years, to Calais, with the expectation of the crossing to be able to make it through the channel Tunnel.

“We think that there are currently approximately three hundred to four hundred migrants in the region. Most of them are teenagers or children,” said Lucie Favry of the auxiliaries Utopia, 56. The exact number is not known, since many migrants are hiding from the police.


Salam, a different organization, share daily more than a hundred meals to migrants. “We have not counted, but we see each time new faces, so we have definitely hundreds of people and I think that there are more and more migrants to recuperate”.

The regional authorities want the figures do not confirm.

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