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Displaced Syrians left out in rain by HTS government's building fees

The Syrian Salvation Government has imposed construction fees on displaced citizens trying to build homes in Idlib, raising the costs beyond what many can afford.
TOPSHOT - A boy walks through a rainwater pond near a laundry line with clothes hanging out to dry at a flooded camp for Syrians displaced by conflict near the village of Kafr Uruq, in Syria's northern rebel-held Idlib province on January 17, 2021. (Photo by OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP) (Photo by OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP via Getty Images)

The recent winter rains and extreme cold have exacerbated the suffering of thousands of residents of displaced camps in northern Syria who are in need of winter clothes and heaters as they struggle with mud slides that are disrupting movement inside the camps.

However, with the coronavirus pandemic, rain is far from the only concern for these displaced Syrians.

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