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The Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, near the border of Syria. The tents were suppose to be temporary but have not been moved since the camp was built in July of 2012. Zaatari, is estimated to hold 120,000 refugees. Jordan currently hosts 202,700 Syrian displaced. 22,000 of which are living in the camp with hundreds more arriving daily as a result of the civil war raging in their country. The youth in the camp have no daycare facilities or schools to attend. Mafraq, Jordan August 11, 2012. Photo by Omar Alkalouti