UNHCR prepares new camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan

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Syrian refugees

As the number of people fleeing the Syrian crisis continues to rise, neighbouring countries are doing their best to cope with the influx.

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is preparing to open a new camp in Jordan which will house up to 30,000 people.

UNHCR says a record number of Syrians have already crossed into the country since the beginning of this year.

Dianne Penn has the story.

Duration: 3’01″

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