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Migrants: in Calais, three times more castaways taken care of by the State in one year


CALAIS – The number of these shipwrecked migrants taken care of in this town in Pas-de-Calais tripled over the year 2020, according to figures from the French Office for Immigration and Integration (Ofii ).

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The perilous clandestine crossings in the English Channel continue to increase. In 2021, the number of castaways rescued at sea and taken in charge by the State at Calais, located in the north of France, tripled according to figures provided on Monday by the French Office for Immigration and Integration (Ofii). “The number of people shipwrecked off Calais and taken to shelter was 1002 in 2021”, vs 341 in 2020, an increase of 194% according to Ofii.

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End of november, 23 migrants attempting to reach the English coast aboard a makeshift boat were killed in the deadliest shipwreck on this seaway, sparking a wave of emotion as much as a resurgence of tensions between London and Paris on the migration issue. Only two candidates for exile were survived during this tragedy and are part of the thousand migrants taken in charge last year.

Last year, more than 27. 00 migrants made the perilous crossing from the Channel aboard small boats to reach England. Or more than three times the previous year (more than 08363), according to the British news agency PA.

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In addition, the number of people living in makeshift camps on the coast north in the hope of passing towards Great Britain and which were “sheltered and oriented in the national reception system has summer of 28. 103 ” last year, up 215 % compared to 2017 (9172 ), according to the French Office for Immigration and Integration on Monday. Among these exiles, the proportion of people in family or “vulnerable” doubled from 351 at 2273.

In total, underlines the Ofii, 9137 accommodation places were offered in 2021, mainly in Hauts-de-France (96%) and 6950 people were accommodated. This support represents “an ever increasing financial effort”, declared the director general of Ofii, Didier Leschi.

Read also The associations that help migrants in the region regularly accuse the authorities of carrying out a dissuasive policy on the coast: several activists observed a hunger strike between October and mid-October. November 2020, to demand a moratorium on the almost daily dismantling of camps and to denounce the “inhuman” treatment reserved for exiles.

“Do not accept pte the efforts of the State to take charge of the complex situation of Calais, it is to participate in the hysterization of debates on immigration “, rejected Didier Leschi, who has been leading a mediation mission in Calais on behalf of the government since last October.

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