Refugee camp in Calais

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Notes from the U.K.

Refugees in the Calais camp are going hungry. I don’t like using this blog for fundraising, or to talk about politics (as opposed to making fun of politics and politicians, which I love doing) but this sounds like a crisis. So no jokes today. Sorry.

The French authorities have been trying to close the Calais camp for some time, and one of the actions they’ve taken is to close down its restaurants, including one that fed unaccompanied children. As if that wasn’t enough of a problem, the number of refugees keeps increasing while Europe dithers about what–if anything–to do them. This puts an additional strain on the kitchens that are still operating. To cut a long story short, they need money.

The Refugee Community Kitchen writes that it needs to double its food output. “Conditions in the camp are abhorrent and the team at Refugee Community Kitchen strive to ensure that everyone who wants…

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4 thoughts on “Refugee camp in Calais

  1. Thanks. A timely reminder that the camp in Calais hasn’t simply gone away, even though some of the schemes that used to get money, clothes, whatever was needed now seem harder to find.

    1. It’s a very sticky, and, yes, very political problem. But the scope of human suffering can’t be ignored. I’ve googled this Refugee Community Kitchen group and it looks like a very good organization that is pitching in in a much needed way. Thanks for reading.

  2. It’s a very sticky, and, yes, very political problem. But the scope of human suffering can’t be ignored. I’ve googled this Refugee Community Kitchen group and it looks like a very good organization that is pitching in in a much needed way. Thanks for reading.

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