Country facts

  • Population: 17.5 million
  • People displaced by crisis: 12.3 million
  • Rank in Human Development Index: 151 of 189

IRC response

  • Started work in Syria: 2012
  • People assisted: Nearly 1.2 million in 2021

Stories from Syria

“I miss the word ‘Papa’. I miss the word ‘my love’ from my wife, sometimes, I even miss hearing the footsteps of my kids at home.”
Hassan fled the war in Syria, in Greece he's found strength to rebuild his life with the help of his psychologist.
Read Hassan's story
Syrian refugee living in Greece