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Syria: See first drone footage of Al-Hol refugee camp since IS defeat01:40

Syria: See first drone footage of Al-Hol refugee camp since IS defeat

Syrian Arab Republic, Al-Hol refugee camp
April 19, 2019 at 15:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

A bird's eye perspective of the Al-Hol refugee camp in northeastern Syria, was filmed on Thursday, for the first time since the defeat of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL).

The camp’s population has had a sharp increase since the start of the year, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), with figures jumping from 11,000 to over 74,000 people in just a few months.

In addition, the head of the ICRC Peter Maurer has said that mothers and children make up most of the population of the Al-Hol camp, many of whom are unaccompanied or orphaned.

Syria: See first drone footage of Al-Hol refugee camp since IS defeat01:40
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A bird's eye perspective of the Al-Hol refugee camp in northeastern Syria, was filmed on Thursday, for the first time since the defeat of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL).

The camp’s population has had a sharp increase since the start of the year, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), with figures jumping from 11,000 to over 74,000 people in just a few months.

In addition, the head of the ICRC Peter Maurer has said that mothers and children make up most of the population of the Al-Hol camp, many of whom are unaccompanied or orphaned.

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