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Philli quoted in Middle East Eye piece on the camp relocations

Help Refugees Calais Manager Philli has been quoted in this piece from the Middle East Eye on the planned relocations in the Jungle camp in Calais.

From the Middle East Eye

2,000 migrants face eviction from ‘Calais jungle’: Charity 

“We are devastated to find out we have less than three days to relocate the residents, having been promised much longer by the authorities,” Philli Boyle, Help Refugees’ Calais manager said in a statement before the last-minute negotiations were announced. 

“Our focus will be on safely moving the women and children, but we will do everything we can to help as many of the people as possible in the limited time we have.

“We had really hoped to be able to move people (many of whom are already so traumatised by their experiences in the countries they have fled from) in a way that would maintain as much dignity as possible, and reduce stress, however this has now been taken out of our hands given the incredibly limited time we now have,” he added.

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