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Oxfam's humanitarian coordinator for the Middle East, Pauline Ballaman, has described the dismal conditions facing thousands of Syrian refugees.
Speaking to ITV News, she warned their hardship will only worsen in the months ahead unless more funds can be raised.
Oxfam says that some 670,000 people have left Syria since the crisis began in March 2011 but numbers have risen recently. In Jordan alone, the number of people crossing daily trebled in the past week.
The cold weather has seen an increase in the number of those suffering respiratory infections and pneumonia, according to the aid agency, which is distributing mattresses, blankets, heaters and gas oil to help new arrivals.
Oxfam has launched a £12 million emergency campaign to help those who have fled the on-going conflict in Syria.
The aid agency says a growing number of refugee families are in desperate need of assistance during the winter months.
Oxfam is launching a £12 million emergency appeal to help thousands of Syrian refugees. The charity says a growing number of families are in desperate need of assistance during the winter.
It is hoped the appeal could help up to 120,000 people who have fled violence in Syria and crossed the borders into neighbouring countries.