10 Years of Violence: The Syrian Crisis and How You Can Help through Save an Orphan
What started as a peaceful uprising against the president of Syria 10 years ago turned into a horrific civil war. The conflict has left more than 387,118 people dead, cities broken, bruised and drawn in other countries.
These numbers don’t include the 205,300 people who are said to be missing or presumed dead, including 88,000 civilians believed to have died of torture in government-run prisons.
As well as causing hundreds of thousands of deaths, more than 2.1 million civilians have suffered injuries or permanent disabilities as a result of the conflict, according to the SOHR.
More than 22 million have fled their home, displaced Syrian’s roam without a home, without families, with no place to call their own. Many of them are living in camps, while another 5.6 million are registered as refugees abroad.
One million Syrian refugee children have been born in exile.