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Interactive: Resettled in the Heart of America - News Deeply;

Interactive: Resettled in the Heart of America - News Deeply

News DeeplyInteractive: Resettled in the Heart of AmericaNews DeeplyAs part of our special coverage for World Refugee Day, we mark the importance of resettlement by gathering first-hand accounts of refugees from Iraq, Syria, Congo, South Sudan and Myanmar on an interactive world map.and more »

Refugees Welcome: Photos that prove humanity still has humanity left - Catch News;

Refugees Welcome: Photos that prove humanity still has humanity left - Catch News

Catch NewsRefugees Welcome: Photos that prove humanity still has humanity leftCatch NewsAccording to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), this is a huge jump from the 59.5 million displaced people there were in 2014. Today, one in every 113 people around the world is either a refugee, or displaced in their own ...and more »

The World's Refugee Crisis, in Photos - Newsweek;

The World's Refugee Crisis, in Photos - Newsweek

NewsweekThe World's Refugee Crisis, in PhotosNewsweekAs World Refugee Day was marked on June 20, the number of people forced to flee their homes stood at a record high. According to the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) there were 65.3 million refugees worldwide—an increase of a 10 percent over last year.and more »

65 million People Displaced by War and Persecution in 2015: UN - Morocco World News;

65 million People Displaced by War and Persecution in 2015: UN - Morocco World News

Morocco World News65 million People Displaced by War and Persecution in 2015: UNMorocco World NewsGeneva – The number of people displaced from their homes due to conflict and persecution last year exceeded 60 million for the first time in United Nations history, a tally greater than the population of the United Kingdom, or of Canada, Australia and ...and more »

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

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

Huffington PostPhotos Highlight Moments Of Pain, Joy And Resilience As Global Displacement Hits Record HighHuffington PostStaying 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 ...and more »

Refugees and Forced Displacement in Focus - Jewish Business News;

Refugees and Forced Displacement in Focus - Jewish Business News

Jewish Business NewsRefugees and Forced Displacement in FocusJewish Business NewsYesterday, to coincide with World Refugee Day, the UNHCR released a report revealing the vast and terrible extent of the global refugee crisis. In 2015, 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes. Of this almost inconceivably large ...and more »

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

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Afghanistan on World Refugee Day, urges continued international supportUNHCRKABUL 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.and more »

UNHCR introduces new refugee ID cards in Malaysia - Anadolu Agency;

UNHCR introduces new refugee ID cards in Malaysia - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyUNHCR introduces new refugee ID cards in MalaysiaAnadolu AgencyThe United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun issuing new identification cards with enhanced security features for refugees in Malaysia in a bid to combat identity fraud and the use of counterfeit documentation. UNHCR's ...and more »

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

Uniqlo Malaysia donates 28700 used clothing to 2210 refugeesThe Sun DailyPETALING 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Daily Vox (blog)The road to becoming a refugee in SA is about to get harderThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Economist (blog)The world's refugees and internally displacedThe 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 ...and more »

UNHCR rolls out new ID card for refugees with increased security features - New Straits Times Online;

UNHCR rolls out new ID card for refugees with increased security features - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineUNHCR rolls out new ID card for refugees with increased security featuresNew Straits Times OnlineThe launch of the newly upgraded UNHCR card and card verification application at Jalan Bukit Petaling. Pix by AZHAR RAMLI. By TASNIM LOKMAN - June 21, 2016 @ 1:43pm. KUALA LUMPUR: The new United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ...and more »

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

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

Times LIVESA slams the door on expats on Refugee DayTimes LIVEIn 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 ...and more »

SA has the most asylum-seekers - Citizen;

SA has the most asylum-seekers - Citizen

CitizenSA has the most asylum-seekersCitizenSouth Africa was hosting more asylum-seekers than any other country in the world by the end of 2015, according to a report released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. “South Africa has, by a large margin, the highest reported number of applications ...and more »

A postwar record 65 million people were displaced worldwide by end of 2015 - National Post (blog);

A postwar record 65 million people were displaced worldwide by end of 2015 - National Post (blog)

National Post (blog)A postwar record 65 million people were displaced worldwide by end of 2015National Post (blog)GENEVA — Imagine the entire population of France uprooted from their homes, forced to flee danger, persecution or starvation. The UN refugee agency says more people than that — 65 million — were displaced worldwide at the end of last year, easily ...and more »

The Other Major Refugee Crisis: 3 Million Afghans - Wall Street Journal (blog);

The Other Major Refugee Crisis: 3 Million Afghans - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)The Other Major Refugee Crisis: 3 Million AfghansWall Street Journal (blog)Michael Kugelman is senior associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is on Twitter: @michaelkugelman. Syria's refugee crisis dominates the headlines, but the crisis of Afghan refugees is significant—and has ...and more »

UN: 24 People Displaced Every Minute - Voice of America (blog);

UN: 24 People Displaced Every Minute - Voice of America (blog)

Voice of America (blog)UN: 24 People Displaced Every MinuteVoice of America (blog)Twenty-four people are displaced from their homes every minute, according to the United Nations. A report by the UN Refugee Agency said 65.3 million people became or remained displaced from their homes in 2015, setting a new post-World War II record.and more »

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

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

Independent OnlineSA's 'alarming' asylum seeker backlogIndependent OnlineMORE 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 ...and more »

Be Thankful: Acknowledging The Tough Facts On World Refugee Day - The Source;

Be Thankful: Acknowledging The Tough Facts On World Refugee Day - The Source

The SourceBe Thankful: Acknowledging The Tough Facts On World Refugee DayThe SourceWorld Refugee Day is a worldwide day where people honor and celebrate the strength and courage of refugees worldwide. World Refugee Day started in 2001 and takes place today [June 20] of every year. The United Nations declared this day one of ...and more »

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

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

Voice of AmericaWorld Refugee Day Marked as a Record 65 Million People DisplacedVoice of AmericaIt'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 ...and more »