Syrian refugees: Conference seeks to expand resettlement, other solutions

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Syrian children, including one who is barefoot, stand atop the muddy ground in the Bab Al Salame camp for internally displaced persons, near the border with Turkey, in Aleppo Governorate. Photo: UNICEF/UNI156534/Diffidenti

Increasing the number of places that Syrian refugees can call home is among the aims of an international conference in Geneva on Wednesday.

Representatives from more than 90 governments are meeting in efforts to expand resettlement options and other solutions for the millions of people who have fled the country.

Five years of continuous fighting in Syria has created what the UN says is the largest global displacement crisis.

Dianne Penn reports.

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