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During US President Barack Obama's visit to Jordan, King Abdullah II vowed to keep the Kingdom's borders open after announcing that more than 460,000 Syrian refugees have fled to Jordan since the conflict began. The influx is projected to cost the Kingdom $550 million dollars a year, however the number of refugees are expected to double by the end of the year.
Video journalist Amy Hybels traveled to Mafraq and the Za'atari refugee camp to see how the Syrian refugees living both inside and outside of the largest camp are coping.
The lack of job opportunities for young people is a serious problem in Jordan where the Labor Ministry reported an unemployment rate of 21.3% among 18-to-30 year olds.
During a recent visit to the Kingdom, Prince Charles took time to attend a business enterprise conference where he imparted some royal advice to young entrepreneurs. Amy Hybels has the story.