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Along Syria-Jordan Border, Refugees Struggle At A Camp Aid Workers Can’t Visit

A tribal leader from the Rukban camp tries to get help for children from Raqaa who were separated from their parents, who were allowed into Jordan two years ago after their father became ill.

In the Syrian desert near Jordan’s border, some 60,000 refugees live in dire conditions. A trip with the Jordanian military provided a glimpse of the Rukban camp. Few outsiders have seen it.

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