Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.
As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 7.6 million people displaced internally and around 3.2 million refugees in neighbouring countries. Each day, thousands continue to cross into Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities.
Within Syria, 12.2 million people – 67 percent of the total population – require some form of humanitarian assistance. Around 9.8 million people in Syria are food insecure, including 6.8 million in priority districts. ...read more