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On World Refugee Day, Syria's displaced children languish in camps
Thursday, June 20th, 2013

There are currently 1.6 million people from Syria in need of refugee assistance in Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt. Approximately half of the refugees are children.

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A father and son inside their tent in the Bekaa Valley after they fled from the Syria.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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Haytham, 7, and his brother Wassim, 5, inside their tent in a settlement in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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A Syrian boy wakes up inside his family's tent in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

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10-year-old Abd El Rahman, a Syrian refugee in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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A Syrian baby sleeps inside his family's tent in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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Syrian children waking up inside their tent in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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8-year-old Aziz (right) and his sister Aisha (left), both suffering from cerebral palsy, inside their family's one-room house in East Amman, an area where a large number of Syrian refugees have settled.

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Syrian children sleeping inside their family's tent in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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9-year-old Rania * (right), sits on a swing inside her extended family's home in East Amman, an area where many Syrian refugees have rented apartments. Her father and all the men in the family are still in Syria.

(Moises Saman/Magnum for Save the Children - Courtesy)
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