WATCH: The UK 18-year-old volunteering at Care4Calais

WATCH: The UK 18-year-old volunteering at Care4Calais

18-year-old Tia decided not to return to her family home to isolate during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Instead, she’s one of only a few volunteers who’ve stayed in Calais to work at the migrant camps.

Speaking to the BBC’s File on 4, she says there’s not enough space for migrants to practice social distancing, and hygiene facilities are poor.

But the Calais local government say they’re finding suitable alternative shelter for the migrants, while those remaining in the camps have access to soap, water and showers.

Watch the full video below:

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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