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The Mission, Peace and Justice Committee  discussed the terrible plight of refugees and our desire to help them at its meeting on Thursday 10 September. In the meantime there is a helpful article in the Guardian showing a number of ways in which individuals can help:

Save the Children have a specific appeal to help the thousands of unaccompanied child refugees (seemingly there are 6000 in Italy alone): whilst the UN Refugee Agency has suggested donations to provide the sort of bedding (high thermal fleece blankets) and other equipment which will see refugees through harsh conditions:

Relatively modest individual donations of £15 or £30 to one of these charities working directly with refugees will help towards their specific needs.