The refugee Crisis

The Worst Since World War II

life of refugees

Distribution among countries

quality of life

emotional trauma 

Half of the Syrian refugees who have fled to Germany are experiencing psychological distress and mental illness resulting from trauma. 

70% had witnessed violence and that about 50% were victims of violence themselves.

There are three major potentially traumatic backgrounds: being involved in a war in Syria, being a refugee and arriving in a new foreign country

40% of adult refugees experienced nightmares, and 50% had vivid flashbacks reliving a tramaumatic event.

40% of the children who were evaluated had witnessed violence, and 26% had watched their families being attacked

1 in 5 refugee children suffers from a psychological disorder as a result of trauma.