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Does the new ‘jungle’ migrant camp in Calais meet the intra-agency working group (IAWG) minimum standards for sexual and reproductive health (MISP) in an emergency situation?
  1. Fionnuala Finnerty1,
  2. Charnele Nunes2,
  3. Yvonne Gilleece1,
  4. Daniel Richardson1
  1. 1 Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust, Brighton, UK
  2. 2 Department of Health Policy, City University London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Fionnuala Finnerty, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE, UK; fionnuala.finnerty{at}

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There are international minimum standards for provision of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care in a crisis situation (MISP).1 The new migrant ‘jungle’ camp in Calais, France, has been increasing in size.2 There are increasing numbers of young women.2 Historically, there has been limited non-governmental organisation (NGO) input and multiple small grassroots volunteer groups have emerged.

As part of a charity assessment exercise, we interviewed volunteer …

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  • Collaborators Elaine Ortiz Katie Tong

  • Contributors The idea was conceived by FF and discussed with coauthors. FF and CN spent time in the ‘jungle camp’, DR and YG assisted with writing up the findings, editing and advised on design.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.