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First group of refugee children arrives in Britain from Calais

Resettlement programme commences as 14 minors from war-torn countries are reunited with UK-based relatives An uncle who had not seen his 16-year-old nephew for seven years has been briefly reunited with him as the first group of 14 refugee children arrived in the UK from the camp in Calais. Afghan chef Jan Ghazi, 39, had travelled from his home in Wallington after receiving a call from the Red Cross on Monday morning to tell him Haris was one of the 14 children taken from the camp to the UK as part of the government’s resettlement programme of a few hundred minors.
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