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Pregnant Syrian Refugees Face Uncertain Future
Pregnant refugee women living in informal tent settlements are among the most vulnerable of Syrians who have found shelter in Jordan.
In this Monday, March 16, 2015 photo, Syrian refugee Khalida Alfarraj, 22, who is pregnant with her first child, poses for a portrait inside her tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border, on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. She suffers from low blood sugar and dizziness two months into her pregnancy, but cannot afford medicine. “I want to send a message to every pregnant woman in the world, feel blessed to have a safe roof and a family around you," she said. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)Muhammed Muheisen / AP