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France: Work starts on new Calais migrant camp01:46

France: Work starts on new Calais migrant camp

France, Calais
December 15, 2015 at 19:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Construction workers began building a new humanitarian camp for migrants and refugees in Calais, Tuesday.

Workers set up the construction site with containers and heavy machinery including bulldozers and cranes. Every container will have the capacity to accommodate 12 people and will be fitted with heating, water and electricity.

The new humanitarian camp is projected to accommodate around 1,500 refugees and migrants and it is located near the Jules Ferry reception centre. It is expected to be fully operational by the second half of January 2016.

France: Work starts on new Calais migrant camp01:46
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Construction workers began building a new humanitarian camp for migrants and refugees in Calais, Tuesday.

Workers set up the construction site with containers and heavy machinery including bulldozers and cranes. Every container will have the capacity to accommodate 12 people and will be fitted with heating, water and electricity.

The new humanitarian camp is projected to accommodate around 1,500 refugees and migrants and it is located near the Jules Ferry reception centre. It is expected to be fully operational by the second half of January 2016.

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