Refugees and Displaced 38 million
The New York Times|Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Center. *Most recent refugee data for 2013.
Syria and Iraq Kurdish women and children from Syria at a Turkish military checkpoint near Kobani, a Syrian town badly damaged by the war last year. Bryan Denton for The New York Times
About 11 million Syrians displaced, four million abroad, since 2011.
In Iraq, nearly three million displaced since December 2013.
Taxing the Neighbors
Years of violence in Iraq and Syria have stretched the capacities of neighboring countries to accommodate the displaced. In Jordan, unemployment has almost doubled since …read more