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Morning Open Thread

More than one million children have fled Syria as the violence escalates. Inside Syria, more than three million children need urgent assistance.

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The civil war in Syria is now in its third year. Nearly 7,000 children have died during the conflict, more than 2 million children within Syria have been forced to leave their homes and another million children have fled the country altogether. Many are traumatized, hungry, in urgent need of shelter and protection. Children are, once again, the innocent victims of war.

Save the Children is working inside Syria and neighbouring countries to ensure that Syria's children get the food, medicines and protection they need. If you're British, to donate to the Syria appeal and for more information please visit: http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/about-us/emergencies/syria-appeal

If you are not British: You can donate to Save The Children here instead.

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