Map shows movement of Syrian refugees

A UNHRC map shows the movement of Syrian refugees. Credit: UNHRC

Nearly 330,000 Syrian refugees are currently in neighbouring Lebanon, the UNHRC said today, as the figure for residents fleeing the conflict passed one million.

The UNHRC is encouraging Britons to donate to the relief effort by visiting unhrc.org.uk/syria or by texting NEED2610 to 70070 to send an automatic £10 gift.

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Syria's health system 'collapse'

Doctors Without Borders have said that aid to Syria is falling "drastically short" and the country's previously functioning health system has collapsed. One million people have fled the Syrian conflict, according to the UN.