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Christian charity questions Syrian refugee figures

A Christian aid agency helping Syrian refugees says the UN's official figures of people who've fled the county are a massive under-estimate.

The UNHCR says civil war has now forced one million out of their country.

But Katie Harrison from Tearfund, who's just returned from refugee camps in Lebenon and Jordan, tells Premier's Des Busteed it's far more:

Christian charity World Vision is also assisting those who have fled the war-torn country.

Spokesperson Vicky Meakin tells Premier what she's experienced in some of the refugee camps outside the country:

Yesterday, Britain announced it's to supply armoured vehicles and body armour to Syrian opposition forces. William Hague told MPs he has ordered "more active efforts" as it steps up attempts to end a humanitarian crisis of "catastrophic proportions." It follows a relaxation of an EU arms embargo to allow the provision of non-lethal military equipment to protect civilians.

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