Middle East

Zaatari Camp refugees face another harsh winter

A Syrian bot crosses a water puddle from the last rain, during the winter preparations and distribution of winter kits, at Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Cranes lifted trailers into place and tents are packed away as international aid workers rush to winterize the massive refugee camp in Jordan _ trying to avoid a repeat of last year when three days of torrential ran turned Zaatari into a muddy swamp. Plans to distribute clothing, blanket

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 05, 2013, on page 8.

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