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Syria In Conflict SYRIA IN CONFLICT As the war in Syria reaches its third anniversary, we take a closer look at the statistics and imagine what life would look like in the UK if the conflict was raging on our own soil. Population Comparison UK Comparison 30% of the population would have been forced UK 63.7 million to leave their homes. 6.5 million Syrians are internally displaced - in the UK that England 53.5 million would be 19.1 million. Syria (Pre-War) 44% 24.4 million Scotland of the UK would be in need of aid; that's 28 million Brits struggling to get the everyday basics. 9.3 million people in Syria urgently require assistance in order to survive. 5.3 million Northern Ireland 1.8 million Wales 3.1 million Refugees 11.2% of our population would be registered as refugees in other countries, a total of 7.13 million people. 49.9% of 49.9% refugees are 17 or under; this is 1.2 million children. There are now 2,4 million Syrian refugees living away from their homeland. In Lebanon one quarter of the country's population are now Syrian refugees. That would be like an extra 15 million people living in the UK. 25% 5,064 of the deaths Where the refugees are: have been women Egypt 133,648 7,626 Iraq 222,574 Jordan 571,457 children have died Lebanon 920,971 Turkey 140,000 people have died* 602,744 North Africa 18,345 Total 2,469,739 More than the whole population of the Isle of Wight which is 138,400. *Figures can not be confimed and may be much higher (Registered or awaiting registration as of February 13, 2014) TEXT SYRIA1 TO 70707 TO DONATE £5 Text costs £5.00 plus network charge. Tearfund receives 100% of your donation. Obtain bill payer's permission. Customer care 08448479800. Charity No 265464. Credits thern-ireland/mid-2011-and-mid-2012/index.html html The above figures are based on numbers registered in each country and/or those who are assisted while waiting for registration. htmi tearfund Artwork by: Rhythms is a Tearfund initiative. Registered Charity No.265464 (England & Wales) No.SC037624 (Scotland).

Syria In Conflict

shared by Wildish on Mar 13
Sometimes the facts and figures coming out of the war in Syria can be difficult to connect to. As the war marks its three year anniversary, we’ve tried to imagine what the impact would be on the UK ...




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