'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..
This Graphic Shows the Astonishing Scale of Syria's Refugee Crisis
This map shows how many Syrian refugees have entered into surrounding countries. It is estimated that a total of 4.1 million people have died in the civil war in Syria. Almost 2 million people have fled to Turkey in search of safety.