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Syrian-refugee victims of torture and violence need specialist support with resettling in Britain - International Business Times UK

Syrian refugees arriving in Britain under a government resettlement programme lack the necessary support to start their new life in the country, a parliamentary committee has found. Why advertise with us. The committee report, published on 13 January ...and more »

Ottawa ends program reuniting Syrian refugees with relatives in Canada - The Globe and Mail

Syrian refugees receive winter clothing as they arrive at the Pearson Toronto International Airport, December 18, 2015. MARK BLINCH/REUTERS. Michelle Zilio. OTTAWA. Published January 12, 2017 Updated April 10, 2017. The federal government has quietly ...and more »

Syrian torture victims settling in UK may not be receiving specialist care, report warns - The Independent

Syrian torture survivors who have settled in Britain as refugees may not be receiving specialist support and access to mental health services, according to a new Commons report. The report by the influential Public Accounts Select Committee claims that ...and more »

Canada Limits New Private Sponsorships Of Syrian Refugees - Huffington Post Canada

Canada's immigration office will significantly reduce its intake of certain private sponsorship applications for Syrian and Iraqi refugees to 1,000 for 2017. The move, affecting groups of five and community sponsor applications, was quietly announced ...and more »

UK failing Syrian refugees who survived torture, say MPs - The Guardian

Syrian refugee families arrive at their new homes on the Isle of Bute in Scotland under the government's plan to take 20,000 refugees by 2020. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Refugees. UK failing Syrian refugees who survived torture, say ...and more »

City Council Passes Resolution for Resettlement of Refugees in Minneapolis - Patch.com

Mayor Betsy Hodges approved a resolution Friday supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Minneapolis. By William Bornhoft, Patch Staff | Jan 13, 2017 1:26 pm ET | Updated Jan 13, 2017 1:32 pm ET. 0. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minneapolis City ...and more »

Syrian torture victims support urged by MPs - BBC News

The government is being urged to do more to help Syrian torture survivors arriving in the UK as refugees. More than half of Syrian refugees to the UK had suffered torture or violence but "only a few" had been referred for treatment, an MPs' committee ...and more »

UK Gov't Plan to Resettle 20000 Syrian Refugees by 2020 'Too Vague,' MPs Warn - Sputnik International

An influential group of MPs has warned that the government's program to re-home Syrian refugees in the UK is muddled, with some councils being unclear as to what services they are supposed to provide and where funding is to come from. The Syrian ...and more »

Councils warn they do not have enough money to take in Syrian refugees - Telegraph.co.uk

The Government pledged to take in 20,000 Syrian refugees. Pictured is a Syrian refugee at Nizip camp in Turkey Credit: UMIT BEKTAS/Reuters. Peter Dominiczak, Political Editor. 13 January 2017 • 12:27am. Councils across the country are warning that they ...and more »

Minneapolis City Council, Mayor Hodges Approve Syrian Refugee Resettlement Resolution - KAALtv.com

The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges approved a resolution Friday supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the city. The resolution also calls on other Minnesota communities to support a nationwide effort to help resettle ...and more »