Small, poor and crowded
A total span of 1,85,000
Only a quarter of this is
The other regions are
74 percentage Sunni Muslim.
13 percent Shea Muslim
10 percent Christians.
3 percent Druze.
President Bashar al-Assad- has been president of
Syria for 11 years; accused of violating human
The Syrian uprising has no defined leader but is
comprised of mostly Syrian men.
REASONS FOR SYRIAN UPRISING
Discredited ideology & Uneven economy
Drought & Population growth
Corruption & State violence
Pro-democracy protests erupted in March 2011
After security forces opened fire on
demonstrators, killing several, more took to the
The unrest triggered nationwide protests
demanding President Assad's resignation.
The government's use of force to crush the
dissent merely hardened the protesters' resolve.
Opposition supporters eventually began to take
up arms, first to defend themselves and later to
expel security forces from their local areas.
THE DESCENT INTO WAR
The Syrian civil war is an ongoing armed conflict
taken place in Syria.
The armed opposition consist of various groups
like free Syrian army and Islamic front.
In 2013 Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant,
made rapid military gains from Syria and Iraq.
Alawite government forces, militias and other
Shiah groups fighting largely against Sunni
dominated rebel groups.
EFFECTS OF WAR
The deadliest single day in Syria saw death tolls
of 397 people.
Overall the death toll sits somewhere around
Generally the people have lost faith.
Almost all have spread to neighboring countries.
FATES WORSER THAN DEATH
Increasing numbers of
refugees are attempting to
According to human rights
organizations and United
Nations human rights
violations are committed by
both Syrian government and
Violence against woman –
approximately 6000 women
have been raped.
The violence in Syria caused
millions to flee their home.
THE EFFECTS cont.…
Infectious diseases have spread rebel held areas
, due to the collapse of sanitation and
deteriorating living condition.
Children affected by the Syrian conflict are at risk
of becoming ill, malnourished, abused, or
exploited. Millions have been forced to quit
The economy has shrunk 45% since the start of
Unemployment increased 5 fold.
Its currency decreased one-sixth from its pre-war
The public sector lost US $ 15 billion.
THE REFUGEE SITUATION
THE COUNTRIES WHICH BEAR THE MOST BURDEN
Over the years, the situation has worsened and
the country has no doubt become a living hell.
The native people are the hard hit, millions losing
lives and many more forced to leave their land