“Rows of white tents in an otherwise sparse landscape are often featured in the media, but the reality is that 80% of Syrian refugees have sought refuge outside of camps, and the majority of these are living in urban areas – whether in “informal tented settlements”, rented rooms, or half-finished buildings. […]
While the majority of Syrian refugees are not in camps, the bulk of humanitarian resources are channelled towards maintaining camps. “— theguardian.com
More on the Syrian refugee crisis:
- The “suffocating” life in a Syrian refugee tent
- What Does the Syrian Refugee Crisis Mean to Architecture?
- Refugee Camp for Syrians in Jordan Evolves as a DIY City
- How to Build a Perfect Refugee Camp