Syria: IDPs face outbreaks in inhumane conditions

Internally displaced persons in Syria are suffering through the winter in harsh conditions and the threat of disease outbreaks.

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    Many internally displaced persons (IDPs) are seeking shelter in the central province of Homs, but they are suffering inhumane conditions.

    A lack of basic services and contaminated drinking water has given rise to waterborne diseases.

    Doctors say Hepatitis cases in makeshift camps are increasing and fear it will escalate.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid has more.


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