New Humanitarian Examines Challenges Facing Record Number Of Refugees On World Day
New Humanitarian: On World Refugee Day, the challenges facing a record 25 million refugees
“The U.N. estimates the number of refugees has reached a record high — nearly 26 million worldwide, not counting the tens of millions internally displaced within their own countries, nor millions more rendered stateless. The majority of the world’s refugees come from just three countries — Syria, South Sudan, and Afghanistan — and it is often their neighbors that bear the burden of providing sanctuary. … On World Refugee Day, take a look at TNH’s reporting from around the globe, telling the stories of those who have been forced to flee their homes, from farmers in Somalia to Syrians in Lebanon…” (6/20).