Exodus of Syrians overwhelming relief agencies
Posted: March 10, 2013 at 5:48 a.m.
MAFRAQ, Jordan — The spread of makeshift aluminum shelters erected by Syrians now outpaces new rows of U.N. canvas tents in chilly northern Jordan, home to one of the world’s fastest-growing refugee camps. A vast blackmarket bazaar has sprouted from the desert sand, where enterprising refugees hawk bottled water and other basic necessities that most fellow camp residents can’t afford.
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Front Section, Pages 9 on 03/10/2013