JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE GROUND

January 29, 2018

Sadly, last Wednesday our RWC van broke down and is in need of a new gear box. Since many of the families are now being sheltered in surrounding towns, there is a greater need than ever to be mobile. Here is an update of the RWC sit...

November 21, 2017

This week RWC Volunteer Nina De Cloet took the time to interview Doris a wonderful Belgian volunteer,  about her heart -and feet- warming sock washing system. Doris is in her early seventies and visits the jungle of Grande Synthe on a we...

November 10, 2017

Je suis assise près d’un feu de cheminée dans ma maison confortable, en train de regarder le soleil se coucher et je pense à ces hommes, ces femmes et ces enfants que j’ai rencontré la semaine dernière – des personnes comme moi, mais don...

November 7, 2017

The police constantly patrol the wastelands and parks in Calais waking anyone they find, sometimes with a foot, a baton or a canister of tear gas, and moving them on ‘Allez, allez!’ ‘Degagez!’ They take any blankets or sleeping bags they...

September 24, 2017

Dear Mr Collomb, Here’s a taste of what my day in the Dunkirk Jungle was like. Hope you’ll enjoy! 6h30: We get to the Jungle. On the parking lot next to the shopping mall near the entrance of the Jungle, we see 12 buses and about 20 po...

September 24, 2017

Madeleine is currently on the ground volunteering with the Refugee Women's Centre. She is 24 years old, from Bielefeld, Germany and is Studying Education Sciences and Philosophy with a focus on Ethics, Human Rights and Social Work. This...

August 16, 2017

The Refugee Women's Mobile Centre van has now been functioning on the ground for almost a month! We are happy to announce we have been able to offer women, children and families a touch of respite, running activities such as English less...

July 24, 2017

Thank you to all those who have been supporting us over the last months. The Women's Centre team are happy to announce that we had our first weekend with our mobile centre in Dunkirk!

It has been a group effort to get to this point but we...

July 16, 2017

Yesterday the Women's Centre team harnessed some positive energy and worked alongside residents of the Jungle to do a litter pick. They collected over 20 bags of rubbish, completing the job the authorities claimed they came to do two day...

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