Development And Protection Challenges Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

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countries. This blind hatred backs the bulk of the reasoning behind those who are against Syrian involvement and refugee aid along with what this opposition views as notable counter-claims. The main claim in opposition of accepting refugees is the evidence that host countries are suffering from the bombardment of the refugees and as a result, their livelihood has taken a toll. In the article “Development and Protection Challenges of the Syrian Refugee Crisis,” Zetter, Roger, and Ruaudel focus primarily on the negative effects the Syrian refugee crisis has had on the neighboring countries to Syria. Jordan and Lebanon already are filled with Iraqi and Palestinian refugees, and with thousands of Syrian refugees flooding the countries, they are …show more content…
However, there are several steps that can be taken to improve the situation by leaps and bounds. The current processing and distribution systems for refugees is heavily flawed. The process is complex and unnecessarily difficult leaving refugees and hosts unsatisfied with end results. The process essentially treats the Syrians as if they were cattle or just some other number in a statistic. With a massive overhaul in these systems, everyone can be satisfied with the outcomes. Refugees will be treated with respect and placed in a country of their choosing in a timelier and simpler manner. Meanwhile the host countries will be alleviated of some on the bombardment, be able to match with refugees who will best suit their country, and fill any deficits they may have. Along with reform on processing systems, there is a much needed overhaul on health …show more content…
Countries are unable to keep up with supplies due to the massive influx on refugees. The new processing system should relieve some of this burden with a fairer and equal distribution of refugees across the countries. The system reformation could even encourage more countries to participate, which would disburse the Syrians even more making the doctor to patient ratio more reasonable. Organizations have already proved that physical and mental health care is plausible and can be accomplished. These organizations have defied the naysayers in the belief that treatments would be expensive and undoable. Even these organizations can be improved upon which would increase efficiency and lower costs even further which means more refugees can receive the care they so direly need and deserve. It is imperative for countries to look within and reform their own infrastructures before meddling with peace keeping

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