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Children left with 'nowhere to go' after Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance

French authorities has declared the operation to clear the 'Jungle' camp over - but charities have said hundreds of child refugees had been left with nowhere to go.

A total of 5,596 people have been evacuated since the operation began on Monday with many of them being taken away on buses, French ministries said. Of those removed from the camp, 234 children are being resettled in the UK.

Save The Children said it was "extremely concerned" about minors who had not been registered as the site went up in flames.

A spokeswoman for the local prefecture said that the rate of demolition would be scaled up on Thursday with larger machinery moving in.

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Migrants not sure of final destination as Calais camp shuts

The mass exodus of refugees and migrants from the so-called 'Jungle' camp in Calais is under way, with buses starting to disperse hundreds of its residents across France.

Crowds carrying rucksacks and holdalls surged towards the warehouse where processing was taking place as police opened the gates just after 7am UK time on Monday.

People in the queues said they had no idea where they were going but many seemed resigned to leaving the sprawling camp, where demolition work is expected to begin on Tuesday.

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