refugee crisis

From Calais Gas Stove to London Kitchen: A Syrian Refugee Chef’s Story

Imad Alarnab owned two restaurants in Damascus before being forced to flee for Europe, where he spent two months in a Calais camp cooking with one knife and a tiny stove. Now in London, he wants to share the food of his homeland.
Johanna Derry

Why Did This French Mayor Just Ban Giving Food to Refugees?

Natacha Bouchart, the mayor of Calais, sees the distribution of food as the first step toward a potential terrorist threat to her city.
Alex Swerdloff

We Asked UK Farmers What Leaving the European Union Would Mean for British Food

As the UK votes whether to quit the EU in June, British farmers are divided over the impact this could have on their livelihoods.
Charlie Taverner

In the Restaurants of the Calais Jungle

The “Jungle of Calais” is a veritable city of migrants and refugees, many of whom run restaurants offering Kurdish, Afghan, Sudanese, and Pakistani specialties.
Myrtille Plotain

Tinned Sweetcorn and Chocolate Biscuits Are Helping Calais Migrants Feel Human

While many at “The Jungle” migrant camp in Calais rely on meals provided by French authorities, Sudanese refugee Saif cooks with donated British food. “We need to survive by eating as we wait for good news,” he says.
Mari Shibata

Dumpster Divers Are Bringing Food to This Migrant Camp in Calais

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.
Shanna F. Jones