A snapshot of business on the Turkey-Syria border
22 December 2013 Last updated at 08:31 GMT
Business on the Turkish-Syrian border is bustling, despite the lengthy delays faced by traders.
As the UN launches an appeal for $6.5bn in humanitarian aid, there is a growing need for basic goods such as cement, cooking oil and powdered milk.
Howard Johnson reports on the businesses springing up at the Oncupinar crossing in Turkey.
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