And up to 100 more are joining them on the streets each day, aid groups say.
How the Dismantling of the Jungle in Calais Became a Sad Example of Fortress Europe - Observations From a Volunteer
The demolition of the camp lasted from Monday to Friday, and could be accurately described as a chaos, lacking an over-arching
The children’s plight has triggered a diplomatic row between Paris and London, with tensions intensifying after President Hollande pressed Britain to accept its share of responsibility for the minors.
The president says French authorities evacuated 5,000 people from the camp, but there are 1,500 unaccompanied minors left.
Moreover, once the dismantling of the jungle is complete, the government will have to assume a clearer political line on immigration, otherwise the situation will not be sustainable.
The notoriously overcrowded Jungle camp is home to nearly 10,000 people.
"Refugees are just looking to live their lives as normally as possible."
'The Jungle' is the infamous nickname given to the transient refugee settlement in Calais, France. This makeshift slum-labyrinth is one of the biggest migrant camps in Europe and has been 'home' to an estimated 6,000 people from all over the Middle East and Northern Africa who have fled their war-torn countries and hope to make it to the UK and apply for asylum there.
I spent my first evening in Calais helping residents practice English in the camp's library. The practice sessions -- more
I first came across the "Share The Word" project in Kathmandu's largest slum. Narrow crooked alleys and crumbling shacks
ATHENS, Greece -- Europe can, and must, prepare for the return of so many who will be called upon to rebuild destroyed societies. Crucially, they will become the architects and engineers of new societies that can withstand the authoritarianism of dictators, fundamentalists and populists.