Half the population at the Zaatari refugee camp are children. After escaping violence at home they are now growing up on the edge of war.
In my second special report, I see how charities in Zaatari are working with Syrian children to try to numb the painful trauma of war.
Zataari, a Syrian camp for more than 100,000 refugees, is a place so desolate that only the truly desperate would call it home.
King Abdullah II of Jordan will meet the Prime Minister David Cameron at Downing Street later today.
His visit follows the approval of a treaty designed to trigger the removal of radical cleric Abu Qatada from the UK.
Jordan’s King Abdullah has approved the treaty that will lead to the deportation of terror suspect Abu Qatada from the UK, reports the Jordanian press agency Petra.
The treaty now needs to be ratified by the UK parliament.
Jordan's decision to approve a treaty with the UK designed to trigger the removal of radical cleric Abu Qatada has been welcomed by the Home Office.
A spokesman said: "The Government remains committed to securing Qatada's deportation as quickly as possible.
"We are pleased the Jordanian parliament has approved the treaty and we await its full ratification by the Jordanian government and the completion of ratification procedures in the UK."
Radical cleric Abu Qatada is a step closer to Jordan as the Jordanian parliament ratify the treaty.
It still needs the King and UK parliament to OK it and no Qatada move to stop it.
The United Nations refugee agency is talking to Germany about resettling up to 10,000 Syrian refugees, said a UNHCR spokesman.
Andrew Edwards said the UNHCR was also working with other European governments to find ways to help the 1.6 million Syrians who have fled the country, a number the UN expects to reach 3.45 million by the end of 2013.
The worsening Syrian crisis has prompted the United Nations to make its biggest ever appeal for humanitarian aid.
The UN said it needs $5 billion to help the "staggering escalation of the refugee crisis."
Andrew Harper from the UN Refugee Agency said: "The numbers are just massive and there's no end in sight, no light at the end of the tunnel. We have politicians talking and talking and talking but there's nothing on the humanitarian front having any impact."
This week, we have been hearing stories of life inside the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
ITV News Middle East Correspondent John Ray:
Fighting between rebels and pro-government forces continued in Syria today as the UN made its largest-ever humanitarian appeal for civilians caught up in the conflict.
Syrian forces are trying to flush out the remaining pockets of resistance around the town of Qusair after claiming victory on Wednesday.
Activists said there were many bodies in the fields surrounding the town, including some women and children.
Clashes also continued on the Golan Heights, close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria, a day after rebels briefly seized the sole crossing between the two foes.
A British doctor has gained a first-hand insight into the grave humanitarian situation in Syria after using his annual leave to volunteer in the country.
Omar Gabbar is a consultant at Leicester General Hospital and he spoke to ITV News:
Mr Gabbar has been working with the charity Hand In Hand For Syria.
The UN today has launched the largest humanitarian appeal in its 68-year history to help those affected by the war in Syria. Watch the appeal video below:
ITV News has been reporting all week from the Zaatari refugee camp, a vast tent city on the Jordanian-Syrian border that houses more than 120,000 refugees.
Watch all of our Middle East Correspondent John Ray's reports below:
- On Thursday, we reported claims that Syrians are being turned away from Zaatari refugee camp.
- On Wednesday, we reported on the people helping children deal with the psychological impacts of war.
- On Tuesday, we reported on the vicious cycle of illness gripping children living in the camp.