Graphic released by the UNHCR tracking the Syrian refugees' population in Lebanon. (The Daily Star/ courtesy of UNHCR)
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Establishing camps is the only way to solve the refugee crisis in Lebanon, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Monday, reiterating warnings that the influx of more refugees would have severe repercussions for the country.However, the government maintains that formal camps, if established, should not be entrenched within Lebanese communities.Separately, a graphic released by the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees visualized the growing number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon since the beginning of the Syrian crisis some three years ago.The number of refugees has increased from 25,411 refugees in June 2012, to 1,044,989 refugees in April 2014 .
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