Two days after the dismantling of the shanty town of Calais, the miners still on site will be evacuated. As of 8 a.m. this Wednesday, 2 November, buses will leave the reception Centre where there are some 1,500 young people, to lead them to reception Centres and guidance dedicated. More than 70 cars have been mobilized, and the departures are going to last throughout the day.
it will then Remain to be done from the 360 to 400 women and children housed at the reception centre Jules Ferry, a former leisure centre adjacent to the former”Jungle”. The area will be then completely desert, so that is lined up again mid-October 6.400 to 8.100 persons according to the counts.
In a document released by the prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais among minors, it is stated that “no request for transfer to the United Kingdom [does] will be dealt to Calais” :
“The follow-up of cases and the departures to the United Kingdom will be from the centres for minors. [...] Everyone will have a place reserved.”
For the government, rapidly discharge the CAP is an issue at the same time symbolic, by completing the dismantling promised of this vast slum, and practice, by removing a location seen as a point of attachment of migrants already attracted by the proximity of Calais with the british coasts.
“there will be no resettlement on the moor. It is evacuated. It will be secure. Nobody can join,” asserted François Hollande in “the Voice of The North” Tuesday.
Saturday, François Hollande, had ensured that the miners would be “accompanied” by the British from the center of welcome and orientation. The British that the “escort” during their commute, as indicated in the prefecture in its text, will instruct the folders in a very short time, and will transfer to the lucky elected in the wake of this, we are assured by sources close to the transaction.
The first CAD miners opened last week, and in Meurthe-et-Moselle and Charente-Maritime. According to Pierre Henry, director general of France land of asylum, “about half of young people have already evaporated”.
A. R. with AFP