UNICEF: Syrian refugee numbers 'are astonishing'

The number of refugees fleeing Syria for camps in Iraq and Jordan is "astonishing", children's charity UNICEF has said to Daybreak.

Jon Sparkes, who recently returned from the Iraq camp, described problems with fresh water, sanitation and the legacy of "a generation" of displaced children.

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Two million refugees flee Syria

The number of refugees who have fled the violence in Syria to neighbouring countries has swelled to two million, according to the UN's refugee agency.