Presentation on theme: "ShelterBoxs response to the Syria crisis The conflict March 2011 – Peaceful protests near Deraa, SW Syria, after some teenagers were arrested for graffiti."— Presentation transcript:
The conflict March 2011 – Peaceful protests near Deraa, SW Syria, after some teenagers were arrested for graffiti Security forces opened fire injuring and killing Triggered nationwide protests demanding President Bashar al-Assads resignation Now interethnic civil war Millions forced from homes
ShelterBox response Complex & dynamic situation politically and security-wise Complicated for international community to respond Neutrality – respond to needs regardless of political affiliation Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq
Inside Syria: 6,500,000+ internally displaced Outside Syria: 2,500,000+ registered refugees (information as of March 2014) Syrian Crisis
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