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UNRWA: Over 120,000 Palestinian refugees fled Syria

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Over 120,000 Palestinian refugees in Syria have fled the country, including around 31,000 to Lebanon and 16,000 to Jordan, according to the UNRWA.

In its Syria emergency appeal for 2017, the UNRWA stated that 430,000 (95 percent) of the estimated 450,000 Palestinian refugees still inside Syria are in critical need for sustained humanitarian assistance in order to survive.

Almost 280,000 Palestinians are internally displaced, and an estimated 43,000 people are trapped in hard-to-reach or inaccessible locations such as Yarmouk, Khan Eshieh, and Muzeireb and Jillin in Dera’a, the Organization noted.

In 2017, the UNRWA says it requires 411 million dollars for its urgent humanitarian response to the Syria crisis.

(Source / 10.01.2017)

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January 10, 2017 at 6:14 pm

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