Middle East

Syrian Refugees Struggle in Jordanian Campsi
|| 0:00:00
X
Setareh Sieg
October 25, 2012 11:03 PM
Jordan is bearing a huge burden of refugees as the crisis escalates in neighboring Syria. More than 38,000 Syrian refugees have taken shelter in the United Nations-run Zaatari camp in northern Jordan. As VOA's Setareh Sieg reports, many are suffering from a lack of water and proper sanitary conditions and from frequent desert sand storms.

Syrian Refugees Struggle in Jordanian Camps

Setareh Sieg

Published October 25, 2012

Jordan is bearing a huge burden of refugees as the crisis escalates in neighboring Syria. More than 38,000 Syrian refugees have taken shelter in the United Nations-run Zaatari camp in northern Jordan. As VOA's Setareh Sieg reports, many are suffering from a lack of water and proper sanitary conditions and from frequent desert sand storms.


You May Like

EU Court Fines Poland for Hosting CIA 'Black Sites'

Ruling is first time a court has acknowledged suspects were held and tortured at the sites, under US program launched following the 9/11 terrorist attacks More

Migrant Issues Close to Home Spur Groups to Take Action

Groups placing water, food in the desert, or aiding detainees after release, have one common goal: no more deaths of migrants crossing illegally into the US More

Video At AIDS Conference, Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

Truveda shows promise, spurring debate over access and other approaches More