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World Refugee Day: which images make you stop and think? - Telegraph.co.uk

Exclusive: The Telegraph's Sam Tarling runs through a selection of moving photographs taken while reporting stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Monday marks World Refugee Day. The number of people displaced worldwide has hit a new record, with 65.3 ...and more »

With 1 human in every 113 affected, forced displacement hits record high - UNHCR

Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. UNHCR's ...and more »

Global forced displacement hits record high - UNHCR

UNHCR Global Trends report finds 65.3 million people, or one person in 113, were displaced from their homes by conflict and persecution in 2015. Refugees and migrants cross the border between Serbia and Hungary. © Hollandse Hoogte/Warren Richardson. By ...and more »

UNHCR report: More displaced now than after WWII - CNN

(CNN) The U.N.'s refugee agency reports that the number of displaced people is at its highest ever -- surpassing even post-World War II numbers, when the world was struggling to come to terms with the most devastating event in history. The total at the ...and more »

Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia driving record levels of displacement - Geographical

In its annual report to recognise World Refugee Day, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has revealed that the 12 months of 2015 once again saw a record increase in the number of displaced people worldwide, now standing at 65.3 million people ...and more »

'Unprecedented' 65 million people displaced by war and persecution in 2015 – UN - UN News Centre

In Yemen, internally displaced children stand outside their family tent after the family fled their home in Saada province and found refuge in Darwin camp, in the northern province of Amran. PhotO: UNHCR/Yahya Arhab ?Share. Print. 20 June 2016 – The ...and more »

UNHCR chief laments world focus shifting away from Afghanistan - UNHCR

Mounting world refugee crisis sees international community lose sight of Afghanistan and the plight of millions of its people. By Don Murray | 20 June 2016 | Français | عربي. UN High Commissioner Filippo Grandi answers questions from internally ...and more »

Refugees, Displaced People Surpass 60 Million For First Time, UNHCR Says - NPR

The number of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people around the world has topped 65 million, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Monday. As of December 2015, there were 65.3 million displaced people, according to a ...and more »

Why the first Olympic refugee team may not be the last - The Conversation US

Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Department of History and Latino Studies Program, Cornell University. Disclosure statement. María Cristina García does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or ...and more »

Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers: UNHCR - Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. Migrants and refugees ...and more »