Number of people arriving from remaining Isis enclave has overwhelmed Syrian refugee camps, says Unicef

Up to 3,000 children born into Islamic State families are being housed in camps inside northeastern Syria, the United Nations’ children agency Unicef estimates, with many younger than six years old and living in “extremely dire conditions”.

The figure is sharply higher than earlier assessments and has swelled with the arrival in one camp, al-Hawl, of up to 30,000 people from the last Isis enclave. The numbers of newcomers have overwhelmed camp officials, who are struggling to keep accurate records and provide food and shelter.

Continue reading…

Read More Up to 3,000 children born to Isis families housed in ‘dire conditions’

Facebook Comments