The number of Syrian refugees who have now left their country has surpassed 1.5 million. The Syrian conflict continues to have a devastating impact on the lives of those who are forced to flee.
A UN refugee agency report released on Friday warns that the Syria refugee crisis is increasingly straining health services in surrounding countries, while refugees are facing increasing difficulties in accessing the quality treatment they need – particularly those with chronic and other costly health conditions.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns Security Council of "terrifying" humanitarian situation for SyriaPressmeddelande 2013-04-19 11:37
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, warned the United Nations Security Council that without an end to the fighting soon, almost half of Syria's 20.8 million people could be in need of humanitarian help by the end of this year.