A dedicated government minister will be appointed to oversee Britain's intake of 20,000 Syrian refugees, David Cameron has announced.
Richard Harrington will ensure the new arrivals are given a "warm welcome" to the UK, he said.
During a visit to a refugee camp in Lebanon, the Prime Minister said Britain was already the second largest donor to camps in the region - and vowed to pump more money into schemes such as education for the children affected by the conflict in Syria.
I wanted to come here to see for myself and hear for myself the stories of refugees and what they need.
Britain is already the second largest donor to refugee camps and to this whole crisis, really helping in a way that many other countries aren't with serious amounts of money.
We will go on doing that, including increasing the amount of money we're giving to educate Syrian children here in Lebanon and elsewhere.
I'm also appointing a specific minister with responsibility for Syrian refugees to make sure that the 20,000 that we have promised to resettle and give a good, warm home to in our country, that that happens rapidly, it happens well, and the whole country pulls together to deliver that.
He said he wanted to take in people directly from the camps to try to discourage them from paying traffickers and making the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean.
On a visit to Jordan, David Cameron says that the EU must "follow Britain's lead" and fund more refugee camps around Syria.
The prime minister has insisted the UK will not participate in plans to redistribute 160,000 refugees who have arrived in Europe.
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