UK may increase aid to Syrian White Helmets after Trump pulls funding

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Theresa May pays tribute to life-saving rescue group working in ‘horrendous’ conditions and will look at boost in British support

Britain could increase its funding to the Syrian volunteer rescue group the White Helmets following reports that Donald Trump is withdrawing US support.

Theresa May said she would consider plugging the gap, acknowledged the important work done by the organisation in “horrendous” conditions. The US government previously contributed about a third of the overall funding for the group.

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