Mass exodus at human scale

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Big numbers are too abstract in our minds to fully understand the scale of things. So, to show the full gravity of the hundreds of thousands of Muslims fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Reuters starts with the individuals and builds your intuition towards the true scale.

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A symbol is used for each unit to place emphasis on individuals or objects.

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