Photos Highlight Moments Of Pain, Joy And Resilience As Global Displacement Hits Record High - Huffington Post

Staying alive can be a constant struggle for war-affected people. Sometimes, there is no way out and they are trapped at the front line or in besieged areas under the bombs. Others manage to flee through dangerous routes putting their lives in danger ...

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Afghanistan on World Refugee Day, urges continued international support - UNHCR

KABUL 20 June 2016 – Visiting Afghanistan on World Refugee Day, UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi urged the international community to redouble efforts to find lasting solutions to Afghanistan's complex and rapidly evolving displacement crisis.

Uniqlo Malaysia donates 28700 used clothing to 2210 refugees - The Sun Daily

PETALING JAYA: Uniqlo Malaysia donated 28,700 gently-used clothing to 2,210 refugees over a four-day period at the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) office here in conjunction with World Refugee Day today. In a statement ...

The road to becoming a refugee in SA is about to get harder - The Daily Vox (blog)

Asta Bizimana, a refugee from Burundi living in Durban, says she left her home country because she feared for her life and hated the place after what happened to her brothers. “Burundi is plagued with political unrest and all kinds of social ills. I ...

The world's refugees and internally displaced - The Economist (blog)

FORCED displacement has reached its highest level since records began, according to a new report by the UNHCR, the UN's refugee body. The number of people who have been driven from their homes stands at 65.3m in 2015—or 0.9% of the world's ...

SA slams the door on expats on Refugee Day - Times LIVE

In a move that has shocked civil society groups, the Department of Home Affairs marked yesterday's World Refugee Day by closing a much-needed refugee reception office. Save & Share. Email · Print. The closure of the Tshwane Interim Refugee Reception ...

SA's 'alarming' asylum seeker backlog - Independent Online

MORE than a million asylum seekers in South Africa, the highest number in the world, were waiting for their applications to be processed at the end of last year. Human rights groups say that at the current rate the country is taking to work through the ...

World Refugee Day Marked as a Record 65 Million People Displaced - Voice of America

It's not just that the doors of Europe are closing to refugees; for those who have survived sniper fire, minefields, swift-moving rivers and roadside bombs, just trying to get into overflowing refugee camps in their home countries is proving impossible ...