Syria Refugee Crisis

At the last Regional Conference in Bristol, we were given some chilling facts and figures about the plight of Syrian Refugees and the lack of action from many countries such as the UK. Currently Syria’s neighbours – Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt – are shouldering the responsibility by hosting 97% of Syria’s refugees. Syria refugee crisis
This infographic illustrates the scale of the crisis, and the poor response internationally. What we also learnt was that on 2 December 2014, Malvern Council voted to allow 60 Syrian refugees to be resettled in the Worcestershire town, following sustained encouragement from the Malvern Hills Amnesty group. This shows what can be done…..

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