Syrian refugees speak to a peacekeeper in the southern district of Marjayoun. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Syrian refugees in south Lebanon's Marjayoun are asking themselves with increasing frequency.Many refugees have a strong urge to migrate to Europe to provide a better life for themselves and their children. The surge in the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has led to a decrease in the number of available jobs, something else that has prompted refugees to consider emigrating.The UNHCR says that there are around 1.2 million refugees registered in Lebanon; other official estimates put the total closer to 1.5 million.Refugees often live in deplorable conditions, prompting many to resort to migration to Europe in search of a better future.
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