Migrants and refugees: How the Red Cross Red Crescent is responding

The extreme hardship endured by millions of people inside Syria - and by the scores of refugees who have fled the country - continues to grow by the day. The shocking images of a drowned three-year-old Syrian boy lying face-down on a Turkish beach this week came to symbolize their plight, while highlighting the tragedy unfolding along Mediterranean shores.

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