The Government will provide £21 million in new humanitarian aid to refugees fleeing Syria, International Development Secretary Justine Greening will announce later today.
Ms Greening is on Jordan's border with Syria today, visiting some of the thousands of refugees who cross the border daily.
£10 million of the new funding from the UK will help Jordan cope with the growing numbers.
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