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Lebanon struggles with refugee spill

Bordern town of Irsal overwhelmed with Syrians struggling to adapt to their new environment.
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2012 20:12

The crisis in Syria continues to send people over the border seeking safety.

According to the UN more than 115,000 refugees are now in Lebanon.

Some are in the small border town of Irsal.

Al Jazeera's Rula Amin reports on the efforts being made to accommodate them.

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