Anne M Jones reflects on Calais and the refugee crisis

Fence surrounding the port of Calais next to the ‘Jungle’. | Photo: VOA/Nicolas Pinault via Wikimedia Commons.

At the end of 2015 I went to Calais to offer support to the estimated 6,000-8,000 refugees who were camped out on sand dunes. I subsequently returned several times, teaching English to the young people there, such was the overwhelming need for help.

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