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Syria’s internally displaced – ‘The world has forgotten us’

Headline Title:  Syria’s internally displaced – ‘The world has forgotten us’ 20 June 2013 On a recent visit to a camp near Atmeh, just inside Syria near the Turkish border, some 21,000 people were sheltering amid hellish conditions. Heavy rain leaked into the tents and had turned the clay soil into thick slippery mud, raw sewage flowed between the tents. The food being distributed was insufficient and of very poor quality and large numbers of people complained of medical conditions for which they were receiving no treatment. “When we got here we found that it was impossible to cross…

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