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Quick Facts

The outpouring of support from community members, businesses and landlords in response to Canada's Syrian refugee resettlement plan has been tremendous in British Columbia. Below are a few highlights collected by ISSofBC.
5767 Potential Volunteers have come forward to lend a helping hand from November to December 2015.
284 BC Businesses from an array of industries are excited to offer employment.
1268 Housing Locations are available to accommodate both short-term and long-term housing needs.

1516 Syrian Refugees
have arrived in BC as Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) from Nov.4 to Jan 29.

339 Syrian Families
are part of the overall arrival of 971 GARs to BC.

35 BC Communities
have welcomed Syrian refugees from from November 4, 2015 to January 29, 2016.


Quick Facts represent the response from communities in British Columbia through ISSofBC's Syrian refugee resettlement plan. Statistics are tallied and published by ISSofBC staff weekly starting November 2015.