Syrian Refugee Crisis: 1 year after Alan Kurdi
By Immigrants Working Centre
It has been one year since the body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi was found on Turkey’s coast.
Today: 4.8 million Syrians are registered refugees.
Syrian Refugee Crisis: 1 Year after Sept 2, 2015.
On September 2, 2015 the body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi was found on Turkey’s coast
- 4.8 Million Syrians are registered refugees. UNHCR. Feb 2016
- Every hour 100 Syrians flee their country. UNHCR. Feb 2016
- Collectively high income countries have so far offered place to only 128,612 Syrians. OXFAM International. Feb 2016
- Japan, Singapore, Russia, South Korea, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, have offered zero resettlement to Syrian refugees. Amnesty International. Feb 2016
- 30,136 Syrian Refugees have arrived in Canada since November 2015. IRCC, Aug 2016
- In Canada there are 86 Syrian refugees for every 100,000 people. CBC, Aug 2016
- 308 communities around Canada are welcoming Syrian refugees. IRCC, Aug 2016
- Hamilton has welcomed 1151 Syrian refugees since Nov 2015. IRCC, Aug 2016
- “Syria is the biggest humanitarian and refugee crisis of our time, a continuing cause of suffering for millions which should be garnering a groundswell of support around the world.” Filippo Grandi, UNHCR High Comissioner. UNHCR, Mar, 2016