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Syria's exodus: a refugee crisis for the world

Date Published: 
07/25/2013
Summary: 

Western countries including the US and Britain may be asked to accept tens of thousands of Syrian refugees because the exodus from the civil war is overwhelming countries in the region, the UN's refugee chief has warned. (..) Some refugees have found life so wretched in camps that they have started to return home. But at present this is still a trickle.