Media playback is unsupported on your device

Syrian refugees shelter in abandoned Lebanon abattoir

3 September 2013 Last updated at 17:02 BST

An estimated 3,000 Syrians are entering Lebanon every day, seeking refuge from the escalating tension in Syria.

More than two million Syrians are now registered as refugees, after the total went up by a million in the past six months, according to the UN refugee agency.

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville visited a former slaughterhouse in Lebanon which has become a refuge for families escaping the conflict in Syria.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.