Putting Syria refugee crisis in context

Syria humanitarian situation by the numbers. Three-year old Aylan Kurdi, photographed drowned off the coast of Turkey, has become a tragic symbol for the deepening migrant crisis in Syria and the surrounding countries (read more here). The boy's family was attempting to reach Greece in a small, overloaded boat. The boat flipped, and Aylan, his 5-year-old brother and mother drowned.

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