Understanding Syria: imagine it's the UK

Nov 27, 2014, 03:15 PM

Whenever we report on the civil war in Syria and how it's affecting people, we often talk about the huge numbers of men women and children who have left their homes. Some have gone elsewhere in Syria, others are in neighbouring countries. But understanding the scale of the humanitarian crisis can be difficult.

So imagine this: what if Syria were the United Kingdom? PM has asked Michael Blastland, the creator of Radio 4's More or Less to consider that.