Jungle ‘No Mans Land’ Transformed for an Afternoon

Jungle ‘No Mans Land’ Transformed for an Afternoon

The bulldozed ‘buffer zone’, the ‘no man’s land’ lining the west of the Jungle, transformed for an afternoon.

For the camp’s 514 children and over 4,000 adults, there’s little distraction from the challenges of day-to-day life. But after scraping the edges of football pitches into the sand, and raking the area clear of spent tear gas canisters, refugees and volunteers came together to play football and volleyball for an afternoon.

Increasingly cramped, sport provides a brief but welcome respite from the boredom and troubles of the Jungle.

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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