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JMU Developing Program to Train Syrian Refugees

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James Madison University is developing a program to train refugees from Syria to spot danger in their post-war country.

The university's Center for International Stabilization and Recovery is sending its associate director to Jordan this week to begin the program.

It will train 500 Syrian children and 75 adults to identify dangerous situations and respond safely.

The state department is funding the $388,000 training program.

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