The shameful container camp for Calais migrants


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January in the dunes of Calais. It would be a euphemism to say the climate is harsh. It is cold, damp and very windy, infrastructure is scarce and there are real health problems. As the first freezes and snowfalls of winter arrive, everyone is bound to feel reassured in the knowledge that the refugees in Calais, who have been waiting on our inhospitable soil for a chance to reach England, will finally have a warm place to sleep.