This is What 160,000 Syrian Refugees Looks Like

This is What 160,000 Syrian Refugees Looks Like

This jaw-dropping picture shows another side of the two-year long Syrian civil war: the staggering amount of refugees. The photo was tweeted by CNN International anchor Hala Gorani and shows the Zaatari refugee camp.

In the back-and-forth diplomatic and political saga regarding the Syrian civil war, the human element has sometimes been left out. The brewing humanitarian crisis in the region is yet another layer in this mass tragedy which has claimed over 100,000 lives (6,000 of which have been children).

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Chris Miles

Chris has worked for media outlets including the Associated Press and Stars and Stripes. He worked with the Clinton Foundation, the United Nations, and with the Kentucky state legislature. He holds a master's degree in political science from the University of Louisville, and a BA in journalism and political science from the University of Kentucky. He is originally from Lexington, Ky. Kentucky basketball occupies a majority of his free time.