We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
15 Mar 2013 04:15 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Syria
Besides the loss of life, the war in Syria has also taken a toll on the economy and infrastructure.
Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan gives an overview of what two years of war has cost the country and its people.
Source: Al Jazeera
Soaring costs force some in Aleppo to be resourceful to survive, such as burning army boots for fuel.
Environment, Middle East, Syria
Government and banks are running out of money, and a lack of fuel means everything else is grinding to a halt.
Politics, Business & Economy, Middle East, Syria
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
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Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
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Humanitarian crises, Taiwan, Earthquake, Asia
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Health, Asia, South Korea
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Politics, United States, Cuba
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Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
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Politics, US & Canada, France