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Turned away three times since fleeing the bombardment of the city of Aleppo in January, mother of eight Faten Darwish has given up on getting her family into a refugee camp in southeast Turkey.More than 220,000 Syrians are living in the Turkish camps, but some three times that number struggle to exist outside them. Some try and eke out an existence around southeast Turkey, the country's poorest region.It now has 22 camps in 10 provinces.AFAD conceded the squeeze had worsened since the Aleppo bombing increased, swelling camp numbers by 8,000 since Jan. 12 .Zaki Harmoush, 48, whose family is one of six living in a basic pre-fabricated house in a field near Kilis where women cook on a fire outside, also shunned the camp.One in four Syrians living outside the camps lives in makeshift accommodation like this or in crumbling ruins, often huddled together in groups of seven or more, according to AFAD.
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