Ben from Refugee Community Kitchen reports Dunkirk camp ‘looks like a disaster zone’

Help Refugees are proud to host the Refugee Community Kitchens within the Calais warehouse and to have provided funding for over 40000 meals.

Volunteers from the Refugee Community Kitchen, one of Help Refugees’ associates working in the Dunkirk and Calais camps, have been in the camps these past few days and reported the dire conditions to Wales Online.

From Wales Online

Welsh volunteers are helping refugees in Calais and say it ‘looks like a disaster zone’

“It’s really muddy and grim – the whole place is like a quagmire,” said Ben, speaking as he delivered meals to the Dunkirk camp on Sunday.

“It looks like a disaster zone. It is quite unreal this is happening in Europe. There are no permanent buildings in this camp – it’s just tents lying in water.

“They’ve put up massive 20ft security fences, which make it look like a dystopian future.”

Please click here to read the rest of the article, which highlights some of the fantastic work done by the Refugee Community Kitchen.


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