Useful Links

UK Government Web Sites for the Syrian VPRS

Government Response:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/syria-refugees-uk-government-response

Written statement to Parliament:

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/vulnerable-persons-relocation-scheme-for-syrian-nationals

What you can do to help:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/syria-refugees-what-you-can-do-to-help–2

The West Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership:
‘Syrian Refugees: Delivering a multi-agency resettlement programme in the West Midlands’.

Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Local Government:

http://www.local.gov.uk/refugees

 

UNHCR Web Site

http://www.unhcr.org

 

Campaigning Web Sites

We agreed that our organisation would devote itself to looking after the refugees that came to Bromsgrove and wouldn’t get involved in wider political issues to do with refugees. However, if that is what you want to do, here are some links, which might be of interest:

Refugees Council:

https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/

Amnesty International:

http://www.amnesty.org.uk/issues/Refugees,-migrants-and-asylum

Citizens UK:

http://www.citizensuk.org/

and

http://www.citizensuk.org/help_find_homes_for_syrian_refugees

Asylum Aid

http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/about-asylum-aid/

 

Support Groups

People in Motion (Malvern) – provide support and needed supplies to displaced people:

www.people-in-motion.co.uk

Refugee Action  – long established group who help refugees who’ve survived some of the world’s worst regimes:

www.refugee-action.org.uk

Restore-UK (An established Birmingham Refugee group):

www.restore-uk.org

Birmingham City of Sanctuary:

https://birmingham.cityofsanctuary.org/

Ledbury Refugee Support:

www.ledburyrefugeesupport.com