More than 400,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey seeking refuge from the conflict at home. Finding its resources stretched, Turkey is urgently appealing for international aid and calling on wealthy nations to start accepting large numbers of Syrian refugees.
May 6, 2013Syrian refugees in Iskenderun, Turkey, are processed for departure to Egypt. An estimated 400,000 Syrian refugees are in Turkey, and a total of 1 million are expected by the end of the year. The crisis has cost the Ankara government nearly $1.5 billion.Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post