Iraqi Refugees in Syria, November 2008 (9 images)

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As of November 2008, approximately one million Iraqi refugees are living in or around the city of Damascus, capital of the Syrian Arab Republic. Only one fifth, or roughly 200,000 of these refugees are registered with the United Nations' refugee agency, UNHCR. All those that register - new arrivals and those already registered - must pass through the world's largest refugee administration post, built by UNHCR on the outskirts of Damascus. According to UNHCR, the post processed an average of...
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