Sunday, September 13, 2015

U.S. State Department Iraq-Syria Conflict Without Borders Map August 2015

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In recent weeks, the upsurge of Syrians seeking asylum in European countries has overwhelmed existing capacity. According to UNHCR, as of July 2015 almost 350,000 Syrians have applied for asylum in Europe since the conflict in Syria began, nearly half applying in Germany and Sweden and one third in Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, and the Netherlands combined.
Number of refugees from Syria by country and region:




Turkey
1,938,999 (UNHCR, Aug. 25, 2015)

Lebanon
1,113,941 (UNHCR, Aug. 25, 2015)

Palestinians from Syria (registered):
45,000 (UNRWA, April 30, 2015)

Jordan
629,245 (UNHCR, Aug. 23, 2015)

Palestinians from Syria (registered):
15,561 (UNRWA, April 30, 2015)

Europe
348,540 (UNHCR, July 2015)

Iraq
250,408 (UNHCR, Aug. 15 , 2015)

Egypt & N. Africa
(Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia)

156,375 (UNHCR, July 5, 2015)

Palestinians from Syria (registered):
4,000 (UNRWA, Egypt, April 30, 2015)

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