Zaatari camp, Jordan: Street scenes

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The sign at the main entrance to the camp (complete with typo) which lies eight miles south of the border with Syria.  For many refugees entering the gates is the first time they feel truly safe. Some families have endured two years of continuous flight within Syria to escape the fighting before finally leaving for Jordan. (Photo by Jared J. Kohler)

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Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan - just eight miles from the Syrian border - is home to 120,000 people, making it the largest in the Middle East. It costs about £310,000 every day to run, with aid agencies providing food, shelter, water and medicine. Within the two square miles of the camp, a semblance of normal life goes on for the refugees in its streets, stalls and schools.

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