Red Cross Reports Rising Number of Destitute Asylum Seekers in the UK

A report by the red Cross has reported a rising number of destitute asylum seekers in the UK. To read the report click here: http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Media-centre/Press-releases/2016/July/Destitution-on-the-rise-among-refugees-and-asylum-seekers

Almost 5,600 refugees and asylum seekers have been destitute in the UK in the first half of this year, according to British Red Cross.

Destitute refugees and asylum seekers by nationality

  1. Sudan: 642 (11%)
  2. Eritrea: 587 (10%)
  3. Iran: 580 (10%)
  4. Syria: 361 (6%)
  5. Iraq: 297 (5%)

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