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Extra £16m for Syrian refugees

Britain is to provide an extra £16 million on health care to help Syrian refugees, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.

Ms Greening said the aid would be spent on mobile clinics in neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon, as well as on facilities for emergency surgery, for up to 120,000 Syrian refugees.

It will also include mental health care for victims traumatised by the fighting and help for disabled refugees.

Ms Greening said: "It is vital that the UK and the rest of the world continue to offer assistance to the millions of Syrians suffering the relentless misery and despair this conflict has inflicted on them. Britain has already provided more than £500m for food, water, winter shelter and other basic support."

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