Flashcards in Syria Refugee Migration Deck (16)
Lebanon, Jordan, turkey, EU - Greece, Germany, Sweden, UK
How many Syrians in UK.
5000 as of 2015
How many Syrian refugees in Jordan?
How many years of armed conflict?
How did the violence begin?
Anti-Governmental protests wanting democracy
Rebel groups formed including Islamic State
What did the government do?
Blocked access to food, water and health services
What war crimes were committed?
Murder, torture, rape
How many Syrians killed?
220,000 by March 2015
How many people left Syria?
How many Syrians internally displaced?
What systems collapsed?
Education, health and social welfare systems
What is the total economic loss?
Approx $202 billion (2015 estimate)
How many Syrians now live in poverty?
4 in 5
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