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Calais migrants say goodbye to the "Jungle"

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>> In the Calais migrant camp dubbed The Jungle, they're packing their bags. With the French government set to dismantle the sprawling tent city, many residents are preparing to re-settle in reception centers across the country. Nazir, who traveled there from Afghanistan said he and his family didn't want to wait for the bulldozers to move in.
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>> We are just in a bad situation. We want just a life, nothing more.>> His dreams of a better life in Britain are over, the preferred destination of almost all the migrants here. The Jungle has become a dark symbol of Europe's struggle to respond to the migrant crisis.
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Growing steadily until earlier this year when the southern section of the camp was cleared. Now it's estimated six to 10,000 people still live here. It's their solution for now. But no one knows how well it will work or how long it will last.