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Syria by the Numbers

June 6, 2012

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Syria

Length of Conflict

15 months

Deaths

Total opposition deaths: 12,360 - 15,842

Opposition deaths since April 12 ceasefire: 2,391

Civilian: 11,403 - 14,535

Children: 1,0121,178

Opposition military: 9571307

Regime military: 3,000

Deaths by Province

Homs: 5144 - 6,330

Idleb: 2245 - 2,794

Hama: 1942 - 1,803

Daraa: 1446 - 1,546

Rural Damascus: 1086 - 1,447

Deir Ezzor: 558 - 563

Damascus: 350 - 495

Aleppo: 479 -546

Latakia: 254 - 325

Hasaka: 57 - 103

Tartous: 66 - 70

Raqqa: 59 - 61

Qunaitera: 19 - 50

Swuaida: 6 – 14

(Sources: Syrian for Human Rights Network and Syrian Shuhada)

Refugees

Total refugees assisted by the UN in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq: 63,671-78,000

Refugees in Turkey: 26,281

Refugees in Jordan: 22,643

Refugees in Lebanon: 17,267

Refugees in Iraq: 4,549

Internally Displaced

Internally displaced Syrians before April 12 ceasefire: 200,000

Internally displaced Syrians today: 500,000

Aid

UN estimate on number of Syrians in need of “urgent” assistance: 1 million

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