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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