Weather heightens crisis for Syrian refugees

10.01.2013                      28.Tewet. 5773                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Weather heightens crisis for Syrian refugees

Strongest storm in 20 years turns crisis to critical emergency, causing dozens of death; shortage of supplies aggravates situation.

A humanitarian crisis in Syria due to the country’s civil war has grown even worse as a storm this week has reportedly caused dozens of deaths. At least 17 people have died as a result of the storm in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Israel. Roads have been flooded, schools and businesses closed, and normal life has been slowed or stopped in various areas. The weather though, has not stopped the fighting in Syria….