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Syrians fleeing fighting in Qalamoun stream into Lebanon's Bekaa Valley

22 November 2013

An estimated 18,000 Syrians have crossed into Lebanon via the border town of Arsal since November 15 – the latest exodus of Syria's civil war.

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UNHCR's Guterres and Jolie Pitt address UN Security Council on Syria

24 April 2015

High Commissioner António Guterres says the international community must do all to prevent further deterioration of the situation in the Middle East before it becomes irreversible.

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Italy: Syrian Family's New Hope

21 April 2015

Italy: Syrian Family's New Hope

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A Syrian Family Risks Death on the Mediterranean

20 April 2015

A mother recounts her family's perilous escape from Syria, across a scorching desert and over a deadly sea.

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Syrian refugees transform used tents into vibrant works of art

16 April 2015

Some 200 Syrian refugees, with help from a young British artist, turn used tents into beautiful pieces of art to raise awareness about the plight of the forcibly displaced.

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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.

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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