STRIKING PHOTOSPhotos From Atima, a Syrian Refugee Camp on the Turkish BorderThe Daily Beast01.09.13STRIKING PHOTOSPhotos From Atima, a Syrian Refugee Camp on the Turkish BorderSee Yusuf Sayman’s images from the Atima camp, where thousands of Syrians await entry into Turkey.The Daily Beast01.09.13 9:45 AM ETYusuf SaymanOn the border, thousands of internally displaced Syrians seeking an escape from their war-ravaged homeland await entry into neighboring Turkey. As they languish in the biting cold of winter, hoping Turkey will accept more refugees, problems are multiplying, from tent fires to storms to sanitation issues. Here, a child stands in a ditch dug to collect sewage in the Atima camp, now home to thousands. See more images from the camp by photographer Yusuf Sayman. Yusuf SaymanSyrians wait in line in the medical building in Atima camp, on the Syrian border with Turkey. The camp houses thousands of internally displaced people hoping to seek refuge in peaceful neighboring Turkey. Yusuf SaymanSyrian youth bundle up outside their tents in the displacement camp. Yusuf SaymanExtra layers of material may keep these tents warm, but as Syrians have tragically discovered, the material ignites easily. Yusuf SaymanA table stocked with flashlights and cord is available to internally displaced Syrians at the Atima camp. Yusuf SaymanThe hilly camp overlooks acres of land and mountains in the distance. Turkey is close enough to touch. A conservative government estimate puts the number of Syrian refugees awaiting entry into Turkey at 50,000. Yusuf SaymanTents at the Atima camp were meant to be temporary, but as the wait has dragged on, many residents have realized they may never make it into Turkey. Yusuf SaymanA Syrian man protects his face against the biting cold of winter. Yusuf SaymanMuhammed Ahmed, Abu Farid, and Um Farid (not their real names) and their children in the tent where the family of five lives. Yusuf SaymanA Syrian man and a young boy guard their makeshift shop. Yusuf SaymanA tent school offers daily classes for the children awaiting entry into Turkey, but many of them spend their time wandering around the camp.