Jordan calls for more help to host refugees

A scene from the crowded Za’atri refugee camp in Jordan hosting many Syrian refugees. Photo: UNHCR/J. Kohler

Jordan says it needs more help from the international community to accommodate refugees fleeing from the conflict in Syria.

The country is currently hosting around 800,000 refugees, the vast majority from Syria.

The Za'atari Refugee Camp in the north of the country is now the second largest camp for displaced people in the world.

Basma Baghall spoke with Dina Kawar, the Permanent Representative of Jordan to the UN at the unveiling of photo exhibit about Za'atari.

She began by asking Ms Kawar, about the refugee situation.

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