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Syrian conflict: One mother's story

31 March 2015 Last updated at 06:37 BST

The UN has asked its members to raise more money to help the nearly 18 million Syrians who are suffering as their country is ravaged by war.

The BBC's Lina Sinjab spent the day with Um Bassam, a Syrian Palestinian mother of five who fled Syria for Lebanon and has been living in Beirut for the last three years.