These are the countries pledged to taking refugees from Syria

Almost four years of conflict in Syria has created more than three million refugees, the vast majority of whom find themselves in neighbouring countries.

Some countries not in the region have committed themselves to resettling refugees from the civil war, but as you can see from this chart from Statista, Britain is conspicuous by its absence.

As of June only around 30 Syrians had been granted refugee status by the UK government, despite ministers insisting at the start of the year they would offer save haven to the most vulnerable.

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