Britain 'working closely' with aid agencies to help Syrian refugees

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said Britain was involved in an effort to support Syrian refugees:

Syria’s neighbours cannot deal with this alone and all donors must rapidly deliver on the promises they made in Kuwait.

We are working closely with agencies on the ground.

Britain has never stood on the sidelines and we are determined to make sure our support gets help to those in need as quickly and effectively as possible.

– Justine Greening

The UK has promised £139.5m in support for Syria since the start of the conflict and has so far allocated £87m of that funding, the government said.

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Syria's health system 'collapse'

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