Facts about Syria

21.9 million
Syria’s population before the war began

More than 150,000
Syrians who have died as a result of the war

9.3 million
People in need of humanitarian assistance in Syria

1 million
Syrian refugees in Lebanon
4 million
Total population of Lebanon

More than half
of Syrians who are displaced from their homes are children

$4.2 billion
Amount requested by the United Nations for the crisis
$1 billion
Received thus far

Sources: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World Health Organization.

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