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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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Hundreds of Calais child refugees left 'without help'

The 'Jungle' camp at Calais is believed to have been cleared Credit: Reuters

Hundreds of child refugees have been left unregistered and with nowhere to go following the clearance of the Calais "Jungle", a charity claims.

Everybody leaving the camp was meant to be registered at a processing centre on the edge of the site as it was cleared out by French authorities.

But charity Help Refugees estimated that about 300 children were turned away when the registration centre closed.

Many children were also left standing under a nearby bridge not knowing what to do, Help Refugees claimed.

"The authorities need to get them into safety now", the charity tweeted.

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