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Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis Has No End in Sight

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Political leaders seem to be unable to bring the violence and carnage in Syria to an end. As a result, the quality of life for those who struggle to survive in the midst of this war continues to deteriorate. With more than five million displaced persons and seventy thousand casualties, the situation is devastating. Co-Director of the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal DisplacementElizabeth Ferris examines the growing crisis with Shelly Pitterman, the Regional Representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Fellow Megan Bradley.


Shelly Pitterman

Regional Representative - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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