Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Britain to give 'most vulnerable' "Syrian refugees" temporary residence


Britain has announced it will give temporary residence to hundreds of vulnerable Syrian refugees, targeting those most traumatised by the three-year civil war.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg says refuge will be provided for female victims of sexual violence, the disabled, the elderly and torture victims.
Though there is no set quota, his office says the overall number is likely to be in the hundreds.



Britain will work with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on a case-by-case basis to identify those most in need.
"I am pleased to be able to announce today that the UK will be providing refuge to some of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees," Mr Clegg said in a statement.
Read more @http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-29/britain-to-take-in-vulnerable-syrian-refugees/5224810

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