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Number of registered Syrian refugees triples to more than 300,000 in three months

02 October 2012

The rapid rise underscores the urgency of the revised Syria Regional Response Plan seeking US$487.9 million to help up to 710,000 refugees.

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UNHCR works through the night to register Syrians reaching Jordan

10 July 2014

The new registration facility works around the clock, speeding the processing of exhausted refugees fleeing the war in their homeland

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UNHCR airlift delivering relief for 50,000 IDPs in northeast Syria

10 July 2014

The 11-day operation will deliver 440 tonnes of aid and follows earlier airlifts to the hard to reach area.

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Syrian refugees in Iraq move to a new camp in Kurdistan

09 July 2014

Some 3,000 residents of the Arbat transit camp are relocating to a camp with facilities for a long-term stay

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Syrian refugee women fight for survival as they head families alone

08 July 2014

One quarter of Syrian refugee women are caught in a spiral of poverty, isolation and fear, UNHCR report finds

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We felt maybe it's our turn to die. But we didn't want to die. So we made up our minds to leave.

Sahar, 25
Syrian refugee in Lebanon

They gave us biscuits, cheese, dates, dry meat – all very nice... And they gave us mats, blankets and kitchenware.

Fayzeh
mother of three at Jordan’s Za'atri camp

Everyone needs to be doing all they can for the innocent families caught in the crossfire.

Angelina Jolie
UNHCR Special Envoy

It is heartbreaking to see so many Syrian citizens losing their lives, uprooted from their homes, or trapped in war zones.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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