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Flashcards in Syria Refugee Migration Deck (16):
1

Direction

Lebanon, Jordan, turkey, EU - Greece, Germany, Sweden, UK

2

How many Syrians in UK.

5000 as of 2015

3

How many Syrian refugees in Jordan?

1.4 million

4

Cause

Political

5

How many years of armed conflict?

4 years

6

How did the violence begin?

Anti-Governmental protests wanting democracy

Rebel groups formed including Islamic State

7

What did the government do?

Blocked access to food, water and health services

8

What war crimes were committed?

Murder, torture, rape

9

How many Syrians killed?

220,000 by March 2015

10

How many people left Syria?

4 million

11

How many Syrians internally displaced?

7.6 million

12

What systems collapsed?

Education, health and social welfare systems

13

What is the total economic loss?

Approx $202 billion (2015 estimate)

14

How many Syrians now live in poverty?

4 in 5

15

4 impacts on destinations

- Pressure on health, education and waste management
- Social tension
- Work for less = exploitation and local unemployment
- Lebanese schools have to adopt a 2 shift system

16

Scale

International