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Harsh winter hits overwhelmed refugee camps

ZAATARI, Jordan — The water has mostly been removed from hundreds of flooded tents and the dirt paths that ran between them here in the region’s vastest camp of Syrian refugees. The clotheslines are laden with soggy sweaters and socks, waiting for the sun after a week of harsh wind, rain, and snow.

The residents are waiting, too: for the next winter storms and, many fear, for their own demise.

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