I feel it is important to keep the news alive when it starts to fade out of the public consciousness. No matter how many times I watch this video which was made a year ago, the complexities confound me and the scale of suffering I cannot imagine.
There are more than 4.7 million Syrian refugees. More than 13.5 million need assistance inside Syria. Half the country’s pre-war population- more than 11 million people have been killed or forced to flee their homes.
More than 250,000 people have been killed. Some say between 300,000 and 470,000. What is certain that it will have gone up from when you started reading this.
To see all the names of all the children would take over 19 hours.