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Syria neighbours brace for refugees fleeing US strike

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Syria's neighbours are bracing for an influx of refugees fleeing their country in fear of US-led military action, compounding what the UN has branded a "disgraceful humanitarian calamity." 

A picture taken on August 24, 2013 shows a general view of the Quru Gusik refugee camp, 20 kilometres east of the of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.

The movement could deepen an already enormous regional refugee crisis.

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