Displaced families seek shelter at abandoned prison in Idlib, Syria

Displaced Syrian families who are running low on options for shelter ranging from abandoned schools to stadiums, seek shelter at an abandoned prison in the city of Idlib because of unaffordable rent prices and overpopulated camps.

Poor living conditions is forcing around 95 families to live cramped together at an abandoned prison for the time being.

Since December, the violence in northwestern Syria has sent more than 948,000 people fleeing their homes, according to the UN. More than 470 civilians have been killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the war.