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A charity has released a of Christmas cards with a . The non-profit organization Doctors of the World is selling four different cards showing Christmas scenes from the Holy Land. However, the pictures also contain of the war in Syria. The Doctors of the World want to make people aware that there is still a lot of going on in the world, especially in Syria. One Christmas card shows Mary and Joseph travelling on a donkey through the of modern day, war-torn Syria. Another shows the baby Jesus in his manger as a is fired in the behind him. The next card shows the three wise men looking up at warplanes flying .

The Doctors of the World website explained the for their alternative Christmas cards. It said: "Rather than making a religious , these images seek to remind the that this year war has forced millions from their , and they really need our help." Money from the sale of the will help buy medicine and medical for people in Syria and other areas of around the world. The website said: "By purchasing our cards, you are helping us to provide healthcare to the most , and together we will [put back] a little of the most feeling of all – hope." The United Nations estimates that 65 million people have fled their homes because of and war.

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