Syria downpour kills child, turns displacement camps into ‘lakes’

Maaret Misrin, Syria (AFP) Jan 19, 2021
Flooding following heavy rain at displacement camps in northwest Syria has killed a child and damaged or destroyed the tents of thousands of people, residents and aid workers said Tuesday. Aid group Save the Children said a six-year-old boy was killed in Idlib after the brick wall built around his tent collapsed on top of him, while at least 41,200 others had been affected by the storm.

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