Syrians the largest group of displaced people

UN says nine million Syrians have been uprooted from their homes, making them the world's largest group of displaced.

    Syrians have become the largest group of displaced people in the world, with more than 9 million uprooted from their homes.

    The UN says more than 2.5 million people have left Syria. Most have gone to five countries in the immediate region; Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt. 

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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