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Children suffer amid Syria strife

Many children in the al-Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan have to forgo education to work and support their families.

Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 09:28
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As diplomatic efforts to solve the crisis in Syria continue, thousands of refugees continue to cross the border into neighbouring countries.

There are around 30,000 Syrian children in the al-Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan. Only 11,000 of them go to school. 

Moreover, the UN says the three schools it runs have reached their capacity.

Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from al-Zaatri camp.


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