Welcoming refugees fleeing violence is a huge part of European history. That’s why the news that the whole of Europe has offered to resettle only 1% of Syrian refugees is so shocking.
Check out the facts and figures below — and then take action here to call on European foreign ministers to do more ahead of a key refugee conference in Berlin on October 28.
|Country||Pledge to resettle||% of total Syrian refugee population||Total Syrian refugee population|
Source: UNHCR’s latest figures, October 2014