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On the move again, Syrian refugees flee flooding

By The Associated Press

Two Syrian refugee encampments in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa valley were completely immersed in water Tuesday after the Litani river flooded and the water came pouring into tents. The flood forced dozens of Syrian refugees to leave in search for alternative shelter along with their water-soaked and muddied belongings.

In a Jordanian camp, Syrian refugees attacked aid workers with sticks and stones on Tuesday, frustrated after cold, howling winds swept away their tents and torrential rains flooded muddy streets. Continue reading.

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A Syrian refugee boy carries his belongings as he makes his way in flooded water at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, on Jan. 8.
A Syrian refugee boy carries his belongings as he makes his way in flooded water at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, on Jan. 8.Hussein Malla / AP
Syrian refugee children watch television at a temporary shelter, after their tents flooded from the rain, at a refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, on Jan. 8.
Syrian refugee children watch television at a temporary shelter, after their tents flooded from the rain, at a refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, on Jan. 8.Hussein Malla / AP
A look at the violence that has overtaken the country.
A look at the violence that has overtaken the country.Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

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