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Syrian refugees need $5bn aid

The UN has launched its biggest ever aid appeal for Syria as the scale of the refugee crisis continues to escalate. Aid agencies need over $5bn to fund their operations in and around Syria until the end of the year, the UN said.

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British volunteer doctor: No part of Syria is really safe

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.

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