Save Lives by Helping Resettle Refugees

Citizens UK is asking you to save lives by helping the UK to resettle more refugees.

There's a vast refugee crisis in the Middle East.

Millions of Iraqis and Syrians have fled to Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, including one million children.

The UN urgently needs the rest of the world to resettle the 320,000 most vulnerable Syrian refugees. So far the UK has taken just 90 - that's 30 more than Luxembourg, but 1.1 million fewer than Lebanon!

If you'd like to spread the word, the information on this page is available as an infographic.

There are several ways you can help:

  • Offer to welcome a refugee to your community and find them a safe home - sign up here.
  • Ask your council to resettle 50 refugees - sign up for a training event here.
  • Ask your MP to up the UK resettlement quota - find their contact details here.
  • Register your Local Refugee Welcome Committee with the National Refugee Welcome Board here

For more information, contact George Gabriel.

If 50 councils each pledge to resettle 50 refugees, we will transform 2,500 lives.

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  • commented 2016-11-09 07:17:33 +0000
    Thank you for your e.mail you stupid person,…you want more Immigrants to come here so that we can pressurize the NHS, our Schools, and our Housing not to mention our Police force, even more, you want them to come here and use our NHS that they have contributed NOTHING to, my Mothers tiny village in Devon is having to put up with the latest so called Children….none younger than 18 years old ….and when their respective families join them….yet another village is turned into a Ghetto….just like Bournemouth and its no go areas… are a traitor to Britain….the criminals you want to come here and blow us up take priority over British people… can you not see that …its wrong….they have come through friendly countries to get to Britain and because of STUPID TRAITORS like you we are giving them our money, and our houses so they can make their bombs and plot against us….treat the cause…..not the effect, you lefty do-gooder .
  • commented 2016-11-09 03:30:27 +0000
    Headless Leate- how dare you pass judgement on people you know nothing about! Go educate yourself before you pass comment. Have you worked in prison so you know the ratio of criminals, rapist, murders by ethnicity? Jimmy saville was Syrian right?, this recent police officers raping boys was Syrian right Fred west Syrian right??? NO!!!!
    So get your facts right!!! Small minded uneducated, uncultured people like you are what is destroying this country and MY children’s future!
  • commented 2016-10-24 09:16:10 +0100
    People like you make me sick…you are prepared to ruin villages all over Britain, by importing Criminals who have probably murdered innocents and who’s plan it is to destroy Democracy and the Christian Church from within…you are all Traitors to Britain and we are all in harms way because of you busybody lefty do-gooders, who are also responsible for turning prison establishments into Holiday camps that criminals love to spend time in, and because of your stupid….oooh you mustn’t smack a child……we now have the most unruly , uncaring, nasty , teenagers ….ever….now you are cheering the arrival of…“children” …..not one of whom is younger than 18, future Jihadi’s and bombmakers and placing them in Villages across the country, these villages will soon be Ghetto’s going on whats happened before, and for that alone, you Traitors should be shot.
  • commented 2016-09-07 12:18:06 +0100
    The movement list to Syrian refugee is very nice and excellent one. expects it will be a motivation to everybody. Go during the tread and if you have attention try to do it.
  • commented 2016-04-24 14:16:22 +0100
  • commented 2016-01-30 19:03:40 +0000
    Why don’t you people try and do something worthwhile like help homeless people in THIS country instead of trying to force more benefit scroungers onto us from another country. There’s plenty of Ex-military who are struggling on our streets who deserve your help more than the 1000’s of MIGRANTS who want free handouts from us.

    You do gooding people make me sick, we have enough social problems of our own without lumbering us with more waste. Take New years Eve as a warning! these people care nothing for our laws, our way of life, our values, our culture, OUR COUNTRY, they just WANT WANT WANT!

    The majority of these people are young males 20-30’s, all are nicely dressed, well fed, with more credit on their mobile phones than O2. They should be fighting for their country not running away from it letting others do their dirty work. Oh that’s right they get free everything here why fight for it!

  • commented 2016-01-28 09:51:22 +0000
    hi i have a 11 bedroom house with a HMO it has 6 bathrooms and is set in half a acre of land in a small village in Leicester Nottingham boarder this house is only 5 years old and its very big each room would accommodate 4 people or kids i think it would make a fantastic home for say 20 kids with plenty of room to play the kitchen is 27×18 and would easy double up as a class room for a teacher to come in 5 days a week let me no if you would like to rent the house of me or bye it my name is Carl and my email is
  • commented 2015-10-24 16:59:52 +0100 · Flag
  • commented 2015-09-07 18:18:30 +0100
    Who is keeping a data base of individual offers to host single refugees?
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  • commented 2015-09-06 20:47:54 +0100
    Hi. There is no lobbying training for Cornwall council. Also, why are you only asking for landlords for whole families? Why not ask for people offering single rooms, also? I’m looking for somewhere to allocate a single room to a refugee. I may be able to offer a flat to a whole family but the local authority rental rate is too low. In germany and austria organisations raise funds to subsidise rents for refugee families. We should do that also. Landlords can’t all afford to rent at the housing allowance rate. Thanks for considering this.
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