A COVID-19 humanitarian disaster is imminent among refugees

A COVID-19 humanitarian disaster is imminent among refugees

Two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among refugees in Calais, and there is imminent danger of a humanitarian disaster.

Care4Calais urges the French authorities to step in and provide somewhere for migrants to stay, where they can practice social distancing, self-isolation and safe hand-washing

Care4Calais founder Clare Moseley said: “Based on the rates of transmission seen elsewhere, in four weeks, there could be more than 300 cases.”

About Care4Calais

Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh meals, warm clothing, heating and important legal and medical support.

We are not politicians – we are people like you who simply believe that every human has the right to be treated in a fair and dignified way.

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