British Red Cross response to young migrants in Calais, France

In 2016, thousands of young migrants were stranded in Calais, France, in the "Jungle" refugee camp. This paper aims to provide an overview of the British Red Cross's response and of how the organization engaged in numerous activities to secure their safety, culminating in a transfer of children to the United Kingdom.

About the author

Debbie Busler
British Red Cross

Debbie Busler is Head of Refugee Support (East), a member of the British Red Cross Psychosocial Support Team, and a senior member of the British Red Cross Refugee Support team that responded in Calais.