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Priti Patel calls for fresh international push on education and jobs for Syrian refugees on visits to Jordan and Lebanon

The international community must go further and faster in delivering on pledges made at the London Syria Conference. Development Secretary Priti Patel (centre-left) and Lebanese Education Minister Elias Bou Saab (centre-right) see the progress made at a local school in Bekaa Valley. Picture: Foreign Office Speaking at the close of...
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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian border

Jaber border crossing, Jordan–Along a dirt track on an unexpectedly cool and windy night on Jordan’s border with Syria, as shadows lengthened across the barren hills, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie listened to the stories of men women and children who had fled Syria just hours before. She heard stories...
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Syria Crisis: UNHCR welcomes planned humanitarian operations centre in Jordan

UNHCR) – Warning of difficult months ahead, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has announced the creation of a joint Jordanian-United Nations operations centre further strengthen coordination of the humanitarian response to a growing crisis that could see more than 1 million Syrian refugees in surrounding countries by mid-2013....
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