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Editor's Note | Fall 2012

The Syrian crisis is deepening. Pro-Assad forces have so far killed more than 30,000 Syrians; hundreds of thousands have fled to neighboring countries. The refugees settled in Turkey have exceeded 100,000, the threshold figure that Tur- key had already declared as its limit that it can provide services to.

Editor's Note Fall 2012
Editor's Note | Fall 2012

The Syrian crisis is deepening. Pro-Assad forces have so far killed more than 30,000 Syrians; hundreds of thousands have fled to neighboring countries. The refugees settled in Turkey have exceeded 100,000, the threshold figure that Turkey had already declared as its limit that it can provide services to.

Turkey is unilaterally doing its best to provide shelter, food, health care, and education for refugees, and even daycare for their children. Angelina Jolie, an UNHCR goodwill ambassador, recently visited the refugee camps in Turkey and praised the Turkish government for providing security and services to the Syrian refugees. But winter is coming and living conditions will be tough for people in the camps.

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