UN 46th Session NCF Statement Syrian Arab Republic by Shamsa Hussain

As the war in the Syrian Arab Republic enters its tenth year, the United Nations estimates total war dead as over 400,000. The Next Century Foundation estimates that some 48% of those war dead are civilian non-combatants. The United Nations lists a total for registered refugees from Syria as 5.6 million however the true figure will be higher as many refugees who have resettled are not registered. The Next Century Foundation additionally estimates over 6.5 million Syrians are displaced within Syria. Pre-war there were around 26 million Syrians with six million in Damascus and just under six million in Aleppo. Today almost half of that population have lost their homes.

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UN Link: https://digitallibrary.un.org/record/3902304?ln=en

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