Aya's life and future on hold

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Aya with her disabled sister Labiba

The Syrian war is well into its third year.  The number of Syrian children forced to flee their homeland has now reached one million, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF).

The agencies say half of all refugees from the Syria conflict are children.  Most of them have arrived in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez has the story.

Duration: 2'46"

 

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