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Syrian refugees flood into Jordan, straining country’s resources

Aid groups accused of profiting from Syrian crisis

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/syrian_refugees_flood_into_jordan_straining_countrys_resources_20120809

As the violence worsens in neighboring Syria, what began as a trickle of refugees into Jordan has turned into a flood. The United Nations estimates there are now 150,000 refugees in Jordan, and the Jordanian government, struggling with an economic crisis, has been hard-pressed to help them.

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