Migrants are set to face more dogs, fences and desperation after David Cameron vowed to take on the "unacceptable" situation in Calais by plying the border with resources to stop migrants attempting to cross into the UK.
"We have got people trying to illegally enter our country and here in Britain we have lorry drivers and holidaymakers facing potential delays," the Prime Minister told reporters.
"We are going to take action right across the board starting with helping the French on their side of the border.
"We are going to put in more fencing, more resources, more sniffer dog teams, more assistance in any way we can in terms of resources.
"I want to thank him for the extra French police resources that have been put in that have had some effect but we are keen to offer more and work hand in glove with them to reduce pressure on that side of the border.
"Here in Kent we need to do more to help lorry drivers and holidaymakers. We are going to do everything we can to reduce the disruption, including using MoD land, and we will be looking at other options we can take as well."
He also confirmed he was due to hold talks with French President François Hollande.
Speaking in Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, the Prime Minister said the situation was "unacceptable".
"This is going to be a difficult issue right across the summer," he said.
While another day of strikes are bringing the French port of Calais to a standstill, police and social services in Kent are struggling to cope with the numbers of young people desperate for help, from this surge in migrants attempting to reach the UK.
Mr Cameron said no action would be ruled out as he announced extra sniffer dogs and fencing will be sent to France and Ministry of Defence land will be used to ease congestion to try to help deal with the crisis.
However, the measures were described as a "sticking plaster" by the Road Haulage Association (RHA).
Extra sniffer dogs and fencing will be sent to France, and Ministry of Defence land will be used to ease congestion to try to help deal with the Calais migrant crisis, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
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