Hundreds of Syrian refugees stream across the border into Jordan at a remote border point in the east
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Desperate Syrians seek refuge in Lebanon

The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.

Refugee numbers have now reached three million - an increase of one million in the past 12 months, with most now seeking shelter in Lebanon.

Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports.

Read more: More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

  • 29 Aug 2014
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