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Jordan camp offers Syrian refugees hope

UAE-funded and Red Crescent-run facility in Zarqa provides much-needed assistance to the most vulnerable.

Last Modified: 27 Apr 2013 23:28
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There are now nearly half a million Syrian refugees in Jordan. Most of them have been living in tents with few basic amenities.

But a new camp, funded by the United Arab Emirates and run by the Red Crescent, is giving hope to the most vulnerable.

Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Zarqa in Jordan.

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