Temporary two-week accommodation has been set up for the slum's former residents — but many have no idea where they will go when those two weeks are up.
Families in the slum are facing an uncertain future, after local authorities warned residents the settlement could be torn down any day.
We visited Kibera, Kenya's largest slum, where girls grow up with harrowing experiences, but where some are now seeing Kenya for the first time and forming a very strong visions of the future.
The teen is the 11th person to have died near the tunnel entrance since June.
Local authorities had recently warned residents that the slum could be torn down any day, justifying the decision by highlighting the health and safety fears associated with living there.
Families in the improvised settlement have lately been living in fear of likely eviction, after local authorities warned residents that it could be torn down any day.
The center will provide temporary accomodation for migrants to consider whether or not they want to file an asylum claim in France.
Health authorities ordered the sprawling camp be dismantled to prevent a feared outbreak of dysentery and scabies.
The Jules Ferry centre on the outskirts of Calais is France’s first state-sanctioned migrant camp. Last month, a Bristol food waste organisation travelled there to cook meals of donated food for its inhabitants.
Thousands of migrants in the French port town of Calais are waiting for their chance to escape EU laws requiring their asylum requests be processed elsewhere.