Calais Jungle – Uncertainty

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UPDATE: Two days after I returned the French authorities began the demolition of sections of the camp.

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Fencing separates the road to the port from the camp.
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Main entrance to the “Jungle”. ┬áJust under the bridge the camp begins.
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Previous eviction site very close to main entrance.

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L’Auberge workshop.
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A great many of the shelters on the camp site were constructed by volunteers at L’Auberge.
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Flat packed into a van and assembled on site by the build teams.

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CRS presence in the camp on the day officials inspect the camp before ruling on eviction dates.

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Outside the Tribunal Administratif in Lille awaiting the judges decision.

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With so much going on, a day can feel like several days for volunteers at the camp and the workshop.
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Two large chemical plants and the road to the port terminal are always in sight.

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Refugees from Syria borrow a hammer from a nearby build team to repair a shelter.
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Uncharacteristically dry day.
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Shelter being put up.

 

 

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