source: UNCHR, 2017 statictical yearbook
According to UNHCR, we are now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18.
June, 25, 2017
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