Big-hearted Brits say UK has room for Afghan refugees as 300 offer temporary home

August 23, 2021 1:34 pm

A charity pairing homeless refugees and asylum seekers with temporary hosts said there had been an unprecedented surge in applications.

Around 300 new hosts have signed up in the past week compared with a handful in normal times.

Lauren Scott, executive director of Refugees At Home, said: “A lot of people are saying they can’t watch what is happening on TV and sit and do nothing.

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