Posted Nov 08, 2012By
Most of the displaced people in the tent camp rising near the village of Atmeh on the Syrian-Turkish border are children. All have fled the violence of Syria’s civil war further south. Many have seen violence themselves, some have lost relatives, and most have trouble sleeping and panic when they hear loud noises or airplanes, their parents say. The Atmeh camp was born of necessity about three months ago, say the local rebels who run the place, distributing tents and food aid provided by a smattering of aid organizations.
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