UNHCR: international community must share burden of Syrian refugees

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Syrians streaming into Kurdistan, Iraq. UNHCR/G. Gubaeva

Over two million Syrian refugees are now living outside their country and more than four million are displaced inside Syria, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Syria's neighbours- including Egypt- have been trying to cope with the influx, but they are now stretched to the limit.

At its annual governing Executive Committee on Monday, UNHCR set aside two days to discuss international solidarity and burden sharing.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

Duration:  2’44″

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