Calais in Crisis
Calais in Crisis

In 2016 Europe faced the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War. Calais, the border between France and the United Kingdom, became the unofficial home and final destination for many refugees fleeing conflict and poverty from Africa and the Middle East.

The Jungle
The Jungle

The Jungle, as it was formally known, became the hub for migrants to attempt to illegally enter the United Kingdom by any means possible. Even if it meant losing their life, it was a risk worth taking as they saw no future in mainland Europe. As an inexperienced first year student studying at Plymouth University, I visited the refugee camp and documented it. The series of images above illustrates the crisis as I saw it.

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Calais in Crisis
The Jungle
IMG_1491.jpg
IMG_1300.jpg
IMG_1295.jpg
9.jpg
IMG_1315.jpg
IMG_1414.jpg
IMG_1329.jpg
IMG_1319.jpg
IMG_1410.jpg
Calais in Crisis

In 2016 Europe faced the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War. Calais, the border between France and the United Kingdom, became the unofficial home and final destination for many refugees fleeing conflict and poverty from Africa and the Middle East.

The Jungle

The Jungle, as it was formally known, became the hub for migrants to attempt to illegally enter the United Kingdom by any means possible. Even if it meant losing their life, it was a risk worth taking as they saw no future in mainland Europe. As an inexperienced first year student studying at Plymouth University, I visited the refugee camp and documented it. The series of images above illustrates the crisis as I saw it.

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