Millions have been displaced due to conflicts in the Middle East this year. This interactive map helps visualize it.
In 2015, unending bloodshed in Syria as well as reignited conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan pushed millions of people to find a new life in a new country. Over the past year, nearly 800,000 refugees and asylum seekers have fled to Europe, hoping to restart in a continent of peace that has maintained relative prosperity even during the recent financial crisis. The arrival of hundreds of thousands of beleaguered men, women, and children has tested the European Union.