Syria: Winter in a war zone [Video]
October 15, 2013 by The IRC
The cold is coming. By next month, temperatures in Syria and the surrounding region will dip below freezing.
This winter, for hundreds of thousands of Syrian families who have taken shelter in lightweight tents or war-scarred buildings, there will be no escape from the cold. In this new video from the field, see what the International Rescue Committee is doing to get ready.
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