They fled Soviet tanks, terrorism in Burkina Faso, war in Syria. Here, four refugees describe how the Refugee Councils of Britain helped them make Britain their home
For more than 70 years the Refugee Councils of Britain charity has been at the forefront of providing support to refugees and asylum seekers arriving in the UK after fleeing war and persecution.
This charity is supported by the Guardian and Observer 2023 appeal, alongside Refugees at Home and Naccom. Here, some of the people whose families it has helped over the years talk about their experiences.