PM to increase humanitarian aid by £14 million

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with members of the Jordanian Armed Forces
Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with members of the Jordanian Armed Forces Credit: ITV News

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to increase humanitarian aid by £14 million as he visited a UNHCR camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, Reuters reported.

David Cameron meets a UN Refugee Agency worker in Jordan
David Cameron meets a UN Refugee Agency official in Jordan Credit: ITV News

Mr Cameron was accompanied by Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh as he met UNHCR officials at the camp, based in an area where approximately 500 refugees cross the border from Syria every day.

The Prime Minister with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh visiting a school
The Prime Minister with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh visiting a school Credit: ITV News

UNHCR representative Andrew Harper said the conditions at the camp are improving.

Mr Harper said, "Five hundred plus came last night and we know that the refugees in Jordan are actually talking to their friends and relatives in Syria and saying 'look, that the situation is improving in the camp, come over'".

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