The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

What you need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis in photos and video

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Since the Syrian civil war officially began March 15, 2011, families have suffered under ongoing brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, torn the nation apart, and set back the standard of living by decades.

Some 900,000 people in northwest Syria have been displaced by conflict since Dec. 1, 2019.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Extreme cold is making life even harder, especially for children.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon affected by a winter storm in January 2019. Children walk through a flooded tent settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Many Syrian refugees have been flooded out of their shelters and lost all their possessions.

For many Syrian children, all they have known is war.

We’re approaching the ninth anniversary of the Syrian refugee crisis on March 15, 2020.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Still, about 5.6 million Syrians are refugees.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

The majority of Syria’s 5.6 million refugees have fled — by land and sea — across borders to neighboring countries but remain in the Middle East.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

June 20 is the United Nations-sanctioned World Refugee Day, a time to show the world that we stand with refugees.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

But Syrians deserve to be remembered every day of the year.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Another 6.2 million people are displaced within Syria.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Nearly 12 million people in Syria need humanitarian assistance.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

At least half of the people affected by the Syrian refugee crisis are children.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

World Vision has been working in the Middle East for nearly 40 years.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

Since the Syrian refugee crisis began, World Vision staff have helped more than 2.5 million people in the region.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

In Syria, we’re providing healthcare, emergency food, shelter repair kits, and water, sanitation, and hygiene. We’re also operating Child-Friendly Spaces and child protection training.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

In Jordan and Lebanon, we’re providing food assistance, clean water and sanitation, education and recreation, Child-Friendly Spaces and child protection training for adults, livelihood support, and psychosocial support to women and children.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.

In Iraq, we’re providing food aid, health services, water and sanitation, and livelihood training. Children receive education, recreation, and programs in life skills, peacebuilding, and resilience.

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.
The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.