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Thousands flee Syria in exodus, millions more need aid

Syrians jump over barbed wire as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Syrians jump over barbed wire as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Syrians jump over barbed wire as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Syrians run as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Syrians run as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Syrians run as they flee from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain to Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle, with the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain in the background, patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle, with the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain in the background, patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle, with the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain in the background, patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Syrian refugees are transported to the town of Ceylanpinar as Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle stand guard on the Turkish-Syrian border, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Syrian refugees are transported to the town of Ceylanpinar as Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle stand guard on the Turkish-Syrian border, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Syrian refugees are transported to the town of Ceylanpinar as Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle stand guard on the Turkish-Syrian border, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Syrian refugees sit in a military van after crossing to Turkey in Reyhanli, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Syrian refugees sit in a military van after crossing to Turkey in Reyhanli, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Syrian refugees sit in a military van after crossing to Turkey in Reyhanli, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish soldiers in an armored vehicle patrol on the Turkish-Syrian border in Ceylanpinar, southern Sanliurfa province, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A Syrian refugee man stands outside his shelter at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A Syrian refugee man stands outside his shelter at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A Syrian refugee man stands outside his shelter at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A Syrian refugee boy looks into the lens of a video camera as they wait for the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin to visit, at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

A Syrian refugee boy looks into the lens of a video camera as they wait for the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin to visit, at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria,...more

A Syrian refugee boy looks into the lens of a video camera as they wait for the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin to visit, at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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Children leave school as parents wait outside in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children leave school as parents wait outside in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children leave school as parents wait outside in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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The ruined, historic Im Al-Zinar church is seen through a damaged room in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

The ruined, historic Im Al-Zinar church is seen through a damaged room in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

The ruined, historic Im Al-Zinar church is seen through a damaged room in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Residents walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News...more

Residents walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Smoke rises from the eastern Damascus suburbs of Arbeen, after what activists say was an airstrike by a MIG fighter jet, November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Omar al-khani

Smoke rises from the eastern Damascus suburbs of Arbeen, after what activists say was an airstrike by a MIG fighter jet, November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Omar al-khani

Smoke rises from the eastern Damascus suburbs of Arbeen, after what activists say was an airstrike by a MIG fighter jet, November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Omar al-khani
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Residents and members of Free Syrian Army walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents and members of Free Syrian Army walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra...more

Residents and members of Free Syrian Army walk among damaged buildings after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A man carries an injured boy after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

A man carries an injured boy after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

A man carries an injured boy after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Residents flee their homes after shelling by what activists say were forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents flee their homes after shelling by what activists say were forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents flee their homes after shelling by what activists say were forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs November 6, 2012. Picture taken November 6. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Members of the Zee Qaar Brigade, part of the Free Syrian Army, are seen on the outskirts of Aleppo November 9, 2012. REUTERS/ Shaam News Network/Handout

Members of the Zee Qaar Brigade, part of the Free Syrian Army, are seen on the outskirts of Aleppo November 9, 2012. REUTERS/ Shaam News Network/Handout

Members of the Zee Qaar Brigade, part of the Free Syrian Army, are seen on the outskirts of Aleppo November 9, 2012. REUTERS/ Shaam News Network/Handout
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A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout
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A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion in Hai al-Wuroud, near Damascus November 6, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout
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Residents flee their homes after a shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents flee their homes after a shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents flee their homes after a shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Residents remove the body of a man lying on the ground after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents remove the body of a man lying on the ground after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents remove the body of a man lying on the ground after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Houla, near Homs, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Misra Al-Misri/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A crowd gathers in front of a building and car damaged after a bomb explosion in the Mezzeh 86 area in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, November 5, 2012. EUTERS/Sana

A crowd gathers in front of a building and car damaged after a bomb explosion in the Mezzeh 86 area in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, November 5, 2012. EUTERS/Sana

A crowd gathers in front of a building and car damaged after a bomb explosion in the Mezzeh 86 area in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, November 5, 2012. EUTERS/Sana
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Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damages are seen inside a church in the old city of Homs November 8, 2012. Picture taken November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Men buy bread in the old city of Damascus November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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