The Refugee Crisis And The Arab Spring

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The Refugee Crisis
Nothing ever stays in the place it stars; everything has a habit of spreading. Throughout history, problems rarely ended in the places they started. Like the plague, Ebola, WWI/II, communism, the Arab spring, and now the Syrian crisis. The Arab Spring was a series of anti-government protests, uprisings, and armed rebellions that spread across the Middle East in early 2011. The Arab spring protest against al-Assad’s Syrian government in the spring of 2011 evolved into an armed conflict between oppositions and government forces in certain cities and then evolved into a civil war. The Syrian civil war caused the large-scale diaspora of Syrian citizens, leading to the Syrian refugee crisis. The Syrian refugee crisis led to psychological and physical problems for the refugees and various problems in neighboring host countries, but solutions have been effective so far.
The refugee crisis led to physical problems like inadequate accommodation, lack of necessities, and comfort. In addition, Psychological problems, due to trauma that has been suffered and continuing problems with day-to-day living. According to the United Nations, approximately 2 million Syrian refugees are seeking asylum in the neighboring countries of Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and half of those refugees are children Thousands of these children were displaced in refugee camps; some of them without their parents to comfort them from the horrors of war (a1). According to Dr. Rona, exposure to…

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