Syria- Forced Migration

  • Created by: F.Brash
  • Created on: 11-05-19 17:07
Background: location, when?
Middle East, Conflict started in 2011
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Cause:
Civil war in Syria- armed conflict between supporters of govt. and opposition- over 470,000 deaths from the war
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Effect: Syria
Worlds largest refugee crisis. Estimated 2 million people in need of protection in Syria, 12 millions fleed country.
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Where do the refugees go:
Jordan (500,000), Turkey (3 million), Iraq (100,000), Egypt (150,000), Lebanon (1 million), EU.
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Jordan:
set up Zhatari camp- initially for 60,000, now has 145,000. Costs $500,000 to run daily. Has become Jordan's 4th largest city.
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Lebanon:
Destabilised border region and refugees make up 20% of their population
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Turkey:
Pull- close, less risk, opened borders to migrants, step closer to EU. Have provided $8bn of aid. Now hugely pressure for coping with the numbers and needs, also problems: crime and overcrowded.
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Problems:
Majority do not live in camps and are unprotected, many (4.25 million) are unable to move across the border. Refugee camps increasingly pressured for resources.
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EU response
Granted asylum if they reach the EU- difficult and costly. EU quota plan- refugees apply for asylum before arrival. Only 25,000 refugees have made it into European coun
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