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A Crisis, Visualised

Rifling through the ever-growing nominee list, we noticed some great examples of attempts to explain the Syrian war and the ensuing refugee crisis in different award categories.

Syria's War: a 5 minute history – Vox: a concise motion infographic is good place to start for understanding the complexity of the situation.

 

Where Syrians find their refuge – The Economist: three levels of information successfully combined in one easy to read miniviz.

 

The tide of Refugees – SCMP: Clearly inspired by Minard's famous infographic, this one doesn't skimp on details either.

 

Atlas of a Country in Ruins – NYT: Data journalism and compelling before-and-after imagery reveal the scale of devastation.

 


Untangling the Overlapping Conflicts in the Syrian War – NYT: who is embroiled in the conflict

 

Have you seen any others that might deserve an award? Nominate them here! Closing date is October 30th.

Posted in Inspiration — about 4 years ago
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