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Syria - Jun 10, 2011 - 11:40

Last modified: 10 Jun 2011 07:40

Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught, reporting from Yayladagi in Turkey on the humanitarian situation at the border with Syria:

The turks have been very welcoming to the Syrian refugees as far as it goes. Their borders are open as far as we know they are taking almost eevryone who comes, they are feeding them and housing them. As of yesterday afternoon, the official figure was 1, 700, we think as of now it must be more because at least another 400 arrived that we filmed alone. It's filling up fast, we understand they are building other facilities to take up to 5,000 which is the least they can expect.