Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria's war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said Tuesday.
A Syrian refugee stands at the entrance of her temporary home at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, on May 18, 2013. The Syrian refugee crisis is now the worst since the Rwandan genocide with nearly 1.8 million people registered in countries around Syria, according to UN refugee chief Antonio Guteres.
A host of top officials called on the divided UN Security Council to take stronger action to deal with the fallout from the two-year-old civil war, in which up to 100,000 people are believed to have died.
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