Today We Mark World Refugee Day

World | June 20, 2019, Thursday // 09:43|  views

Today we mark World Refugee Day. According to the UNHCR, to date, nearly 71 million people have left their homes because of military conflicts or persecution.

80% of them go to neighbouring countries.

The largest is the number of people fleeing Syria - about 6 million and 700 thousand, then Afghanistan - with almost 3 million refugees. South Sudan, Myanmar and Somalia are the countries that follow in the negative ranking.

In 2018, the number of refugees worldwide has grown by more than 2 million people.

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Tags: refugess, UNHCR, humanitarian aid


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