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Palestinian Refugee Camps



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The current total registered Palestinian refugee population (2002) is approximately 3.9 million, over a million of whom live in camps. UNRWA was created in 1949 to administer the camps. The maps below show the general distribution of the camps and population in 1993, and the names and locations of camps in Israel, Jordan, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza.

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Palestinian Refugee Camps in Israel & Jordan Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria and Lebanon

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