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GENEVA, March 13 (Itar-Tass) — No less than 230,000 Syrians have fled their homes over the past year by UN estimates, Panos Moumtzis, the Syria coordinator for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said on Tuesday.
In his words, an estimated 30,000 civilians have sought refuge in neighboring countries, including more than 7,000 in Lebanon, 13,000 in Turkey and about 7,000 in Jordan.
A further 200,000 have been internally displaced by the violence, Moumtzis said.