In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 photo, fighters with the Free Syrian army exit a cave where they live, in the outskirts of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur, Syria, west of the city of Idlib. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)
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Over 30,000 flee Idlib, U.N. fears century's 'worst' crisisMore than 30,000 people have so far fled their homes in northwest Syria since government and allied forces resumed air and ground bombardments there last week, the United Nations agency coordinating relief efforts said Monday. OCHA spokesman David Swanson told Reuters that as of Sunday, 30,542 people had been displaced from northwest Syria, moving to different areas across Idlib.About 2.9 million people live in the opposition-held area, which comprises most of Idlib province and adjacent small parts of Latakia, Hama and Aleppo provinces.
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