Dangerous ground: Syrian refugees face an uncertain future

This report warns that governments in Europe, the United States and the region are putting many lives at risk by closing borders and forcing Syrian refugees back to Syria, or openly discussing measures for it.

The report is based on existing research combined with research and observations of agencies working with Syrian refugees and of the Durable Solutions Platform — an NGO-led research initiative to promote long-lasting solutions for displaced people from Syria. The report warns that Syria is still volatile and dangerous, and highlights the massive, costly task ahead to rebuild the country’s shattered infrastructure. The report also calls for greater action to help refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

  • Countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey
  • Co-authors: Action Against Hunger, Danish Refugee Council, International Rescue Committee, Norwegian Refugee Council, Save the Children
  • Published: February 2018

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