5K Syrians Flee Every Day

It's a 'full-on crisis,' says UN official

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 8, 2013 4:35 PM CST

(Newser) – The number of Syrian residents fleeing their country is rising fast, says the UN refugee agency. It puts the number at 5,000 day, bringing the total who have fled so far to nearly 800,000, reports Reuters. That's a 25% increase in January...   Read full story »

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