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The UK government has announced that unaccompanied asylum-seeking children will be resettled in the UK from Greece, Italy and France in an initiative announced following discussions between the government and Save the Children.  This initiative builds on last month’s announcement that up to 3,000 vulnerable children & family members will be resettled direct from the Middle East and North Africa.  And it adds to the resettlement of 20,000 people direct from Syrian refugee communities, which has been under way since last year.
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10DS:  Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to be resettled from Europe

UNICEF UK response to growing pressure to support unaccompanied child refugees in Europe

Almost 90,000 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers registered in the EU in 2015

EU News:  Towards a sustainable & fair Common European Asylum System

LGA responds to PM announcement on unaccompanied asylum seeking children in Europe

LGA:  Unaccompanied child asylum seeker costs must be reimbursed

Editorial comment; Points to ponder on the Syrian migration crisis

How do you say ‘Settle Down Now’ in 20+ languages?

UNICEF urges full hearings for refugee & migrant children stranded in Greece

New EU-Turkey agreement on refugee & migrants could leave children at risk: Unicef

MEPs propose a centralised EU system for asylum claims with national quotas

Unicef: Child refugees and migrants suffer most by border restrictions

Unicef:  With growing numbers of child deaths at sea, UN agencies call for enhancing safety for refugees & migrants

More children & women seek safety in Europe: Unicef

Unicef launches £1.96bn humanitarian appeal for children

Winter: Unicef Expresses Concern Over the Health of Children on the Move

Syria's lost refugee children – urgent Government response needed

Government of Germany & Unicef join forces for refugee & migrant children in Germany

Unicef ramps up mobile response for child refugees & migrants in Croatia, as numbers climb

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