Up to 1mn in Syria, Iraq may be "left out in cold" this winter

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A young Syrian refugee wraps himself up in a thick blanket, part of aid to help his family weather the winter in northern Iraq. Photo: UNHCR

Up to one million Syrians and Iraqis may be "left out in the cold" as winter approaches, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is warning.

There has been a sharp rise in displaced populations in the region this year because of the ongoing instability.

The agency is concerned that people won't get help because of a $58 million shortfall in funding.

Jocelyne Sambira has the story.

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