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A Syrian refugee family in Jordan. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

As thousands of Syrians continue to flee conflict every day, seeking safety in neighboring countries, aid agencies who are responding to the refugee crisis warn that the refugees risk being cut off from help as they seek shelter in Jordan’s towns and cities.

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Refugees from Syria, Zaatari camp, Jordan. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Syria’s humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control, leaving relief agencies overstretched and struggling to cope with a massive surge in refugee numbers and with promised funds still yet to arrive on the ground, warns international aid agency, Oxfam.

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Syria's humanitarian crisis is dramatically deteriorating. Many have fled to neighboring countries. Oxfam is responding to urgent needs in Zaatari refugee camp.

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Snow blizzards in makeshift camp, Jordan. Photo: Ruba Saqr/Oxfam

More than two million refugees have fled the conflict in Syria into neighboring countries and are now in desperate need of shelter, food, water and medical care. We have now reached 900,000 people with emergency relief.

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Today, aid agencies and human rights groups working in Gaza called on Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups to pull back from the brink of an all-out military confrontation.

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