Over 5.6 million people have fled Syria since 2011, seeking safety in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and beyond. Millions more are displaced inside Syria and, as the war continues, hope is fading fast. The pace of displacement remains relentless.
The Syrian refugee crisis is the result of a March 2011 violent government crackdown on public demonstrations in support of a group of teenagers who were arrested for anti-government graffiti in the southern town of Daraa.
Families have suffered under a brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, torn the nation apart, and set back the standard of living by decades.