Heavy rains, floods displace thousands of refugees in Syria

Two days of torrential rain in northern Syria caused major flooding in Idlib and Aleppo.

    Thousands of families displaced by years of war in Syria are being displaced again.

    Two days of torrential rainfall in the country's northern region caused major flooding in refugee camps in Idlib and Aleppo. The affected occupants stared helplessly as their flimsy tents and makeshift shelters were washed away.

    Aid groups have appealed for international help.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mohamad Elbardicy reports.


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