Google images show scale of huge refugee camp in Jordan

Google have released satellite images of the Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan.

The Zaatari camp is home to more than 120,000 Syrian refugees - half of them children, according to the UN.

Satellite image showing Zaatari, Jordan's first official Syrian refugee camp. Credit: Google Maps

The site has become the fourth largest city in Jordan and the world's second largest refugee camp behind Dadaab in eastern Kenya.

One of the overflow camps south east of Zaatari. Credit: Google Maps

UNICEF in Jordan has appealed for aid of more than $115 million by the end of 2013 so it can continue to meet the needs of the growing number of refugees.