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First tent camp

On 29 July 2012, Syrian refugees were moved to Jordan’s first official tent camp on the outskirts of the northern city of Mafraq.


2,000 tents were set up in the Zaatari camp, which now hosts about 3,000 refugees. The camp will be expanded to accommodate for 20,000 people.


Photo credit: © EC/ECHO/Dina Baslan

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Taken on July 31, 2012