JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE JUNGLE 

February 15, 2018

Paddy  volunteered with the Refugee Women's Centre between the 27th of December 2017 and the 16th of January 2018. She shares with us a personal reflection of her time through descriptive creative writing piece, weaving the stories a...

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...

December 4, 2017

Sahra was a long term volunteer with the Refugee Women's Centre from June to September, and continues to be a valuable part of the RWC team from the UK, helping to coordinate new volunteers.  She lives/studies in London and is in her las...

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...

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...

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The Refugee Women's Centre

is committed to supporting migrant women and children living without shelter in Grande-Synthe, Dunkirk and Calais.

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