Despite trickle in funding flow, UN boosts Syria refugee assistance

Published on 23 January 2013

The United Nations refugee agency said today it is expanding humanitarian efforts to keep apace with the growing numbers of civilians fleeing the Syrian conflict and crossing into neighbouring countries, while warning that a lack of funding risked jeopardizing future assistance. (..) The number of Syrians fleeing the continuing conflict experienced a surge, adding to the growing burden placed on refugee camp facilities.

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