How Canada will choose 25,000 Syrian refugees among the four million in the Middle East

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How Canada will choose 25,000 Syrian refugees among the four million in the Middle East

"The governments of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey are all jockeying to be the main source of the 25,000 Syrian refugees to be selected for Canada’s new resettlement program. Close to four million Syrians are currently living in UN refugee camps, informal settlements, on the streets and in crowded apartments in those three countries, straining the resources of each. But Michelle Cameron, Canada’s ambassador to Lebanon, said the eventual breakdown of how many refugees are selected from each of the countries will depend on one thing — who needs resettlement most."

 

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  • Levitz, Stephanie. "How Canada will choose 25,000 Syrian refugees among the four million in the Middle East", National Post, November 27, 2015.
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