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Where did the refugees from Syria go?

Where did the refugees from Syria go?

Iraq — 247,000 Syrian refugees are in Iraq. Most are in the Kurdistan region in the north where more than a million Iraqis fled to escape ISIS. Most refugees are integrated into communities, putting a strain on services. Egypt — 132,000 Syrian refugees are in Egypt.

What countries have the most refugees from Syria?

In 2020, Turkey was the country that hosted the highest amount of Syrian refugees. They amounted up to 3.68 million refugees as of the numbers available for 2021. Lebanon was second and was hosting 851 thousand Syrian refugees.

Are there still refugees from Syria?

Over 13.2 million Syrians had been forcibly displaced at the end of 2019. At least 6.7 million of them have left the country (more than half of them lives in Turkey), with the rest moving within Syria. An estimated 120,000 refugees are Palestinians who previously found asylum in Syria.

Why did Syrian refugees flee from Syria?

The Syrian conflict has created one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. Since 2011, over half of Syria’s pre-war population of 22 million has been forced to flee their homes in search of safety and opportunity, many of them more than once.

How many Syrian refugees are there 2021?

Conflict in Syria reached its 11th year in 2021, over a decade. There are 13.5 million displaced Syrian, representing more than half of Syria’s total population. 6.8 million Syrian refugees are hosted in 128 countries.

How were the Syrian refugees treated?

The refugees are treated with varying degrees of benevolence, reflecting each country’s internal tensions, economic circumstances, and foreign policy ambitions. But in all three countries it is clear that pressure on Syrian refugees to return home is increasing.

Who is helping the Syrian refugees?

Eleven years of war in Syria have left millions of people in need of aid. The vast majority of Syrians now live in poverty. Through programs coordinated by our teams based in Syria, Iraq and Jordan, the IRC provides emergency and long-term services to displaced families and Syrians who have stayed in their homes.

Why did refugees flee Syria?

Nearly 3.7 million Syrian refugees have fled across the border into Turkey, overwhelming urban host communities and creating new cultural tensions. Around 6.6 million people have been forced to leave Syria due to conflict — the majority seeking refuge in neighboring countries.

How many Syrians live in USA?

According to the United States 2016 Census, there were 187,331 Americans who claimed Syrian ancestry, about 12% of the Arab population in the United States.