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UNHCR report says Syrian influx strains host country health services

26 April 2013

The report, covering the first quarter of 2013 in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, shows that refugees need treatment for both common and conflict-related conditions.

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Saving Diana: A Syrian Refugee With Special Needs

16 July 2015

Ten year old Diana was born in Syria with a severe form of Cerebral Palsy. For nearly a month, she traveled with her mother and brother across deserts and sea in search of safety in Europe.

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Malala marks 18th birthday by opening school for girl refugees

13 July 2015

Nobel peace prize laureate inaugurates The Malala Yousafzai All-Girls School in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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More than four million Syrians have now fled war and persecution

09 July 2015

New arrivals in Turkey and updated data from Turkish authorities take total number of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries to 4,013,000.

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Baking-hot camp now home to some 25,000 mainly Kurdish refugees from Syria

03 July 2015

In the straight, serried ranks of tents the heat is scarcely less inside than outside.

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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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