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Refugees numbers increasing

 Jun 19, 2017

The U.N. Refugee agency said that a record 65.6 million people have been displaced world-wide. The estimate figure for 2016 is an increase of 300000, according to its annual report. The U.N. High Commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi said it was still a disheartening failure of international diplomacy. “The world seems to have become unable to make peace”, he said.

Where do the refugees come from?

Syria-5.5 million

Afghanistan-2.5 million

South Sudan-1.4 million

Who is hosting these refugees?

Turkey-2.9 million

Pakistan-1.4 million

Lebanon-1 million




Another 6.3 million Syrians are internally displaced.

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