5 facts you need to know about the humanitarian crisis in Syria

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:15 PM
Author: Astrid Zweynert and Marion Vagner - Head of Digital News/Deputy Editor More news from our correspondents
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More than 2.5 million people have fled Syria's civil war to neighbouring countries such as Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq more are fleeing the violence every day. The United Nations says the situation in Syria is extremely challenging and continues to deteriorate rapidly with more than 6.8 million Syrians needing humanitarian aid.

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