Australian Tamil Congress Welcomes Australia’s Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC) on behalf of Australian Tamils congratulates the Australian Government for the generous action taken to address the Syrian refugee crisis.

ATC also acknowledges that with over half of the refugees fleeing Syria are children, the Syrian crisis is the biggest humanitarian emergency currently faced by the world.

We as proud citizens , sincerely applaud the Australian Government’s decision to settle a generous number of Syrian refugees in Australia. The response comes at a crucial time when UNHCR and the countries affected by the influx of the refugees are stretched to their capacity to deal with this refugee crisis.

The Australian Government and people of Australia have set a precedent for dealing with the unprecedented level of humanitarian crisis.