In pictures: resettled Syrian families around the UK

Meet the Syrian families as they begin their new lives in the UK

"We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son have found safety in the UK.
© UNHCR/Katie Barlow

  • "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son have found safety in the UK.
    "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son have found safety in the UK. © UNHCR/Katie Barlow
  • "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son, resettled under the VPRS scheme, enjoy a day on Brighton beach
    "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son, resettled under the VPRS scheme, enjoy a day on Brighton beach © UNHCR/Katie Barlow
  • Syrian refugee Joud playing on a London bus on Brighton Pier. Joud and his family were resettled to the UK from Syria in 2016.
    Syrian refugee Joud playing on a London bus on Brighton Pier. Joud and his family were resettled to the UK from Syria in 2016. © UNHCR/Katie Barlow
  • Now resettled in the UK, Talal's exercise book helps him to practise English every day.
    Now resettled in the UK, Talal's exercise book helps him to practise English every day. © UNHCR/Paul Wu
  • Mohammad (left), 12, pictured with his sister Aisha, 10, brother Oweis, 4, and father Mohammed, 38, at their new home in Edinburgh.
    Mohammad (left), 12, pictured with his sister Aisha, 10, brother Oweis, 4, and father Mohammed, 38, at their new home in Edinburgh. © UNHCR/Andrew McConnell
  • First trip on the London Underground for a Syrian family who were resettled from the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.
    First trip on the London Underground for a Syrian family who were resettled from the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. © UNHCR/Paul Wu
  • Jinan, her parents and two siblings, fled their home in Syria and lived as refugees in Lebanon, before being granted resettlement in the UK.
    Jinan, her parents and two siblings, fled their home in Syria and lived as refugees in Lebanon, before being granted resettlement in the UK. © UNHCR/Andrew McConnell
  • 3-year-old Joud plays at a nursery in South London.
    3-year-old Joud plays at a nursery in South London. © UNHCR/Katie Barlow
  • "I was very happy when I came here. It felt like home." Hiba and her daughter at their new home in London.
    "I was very happy when I came here. It felt like home." Hiba and her daughter at their new home in London. © UNHCR/Paul Wu
  • A new start: Talal plays games with his son Hisham.
    A new start: Talal plays games with his son Hisham.  © UNHCR/Paul Wu
  • First trip on the London Underground for a Syrian family who were resettled from the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. in 2016.
    First trip on the London Underground for a Syrian family who were resettled from the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. in 2016. © UNHCR/Paul Wu
  • "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be."
Nehad, Merry, and their son, resettled under the VPRS scheme, enjoy a day on Brighton beach
    "We left Syria as it was not a safe place for us to be." Nehad, Merry, and their son, resettled under the VPRS scheme, enjoy a day on Brighton beach © UNHCR/Katie Barlow