UNHCR: 65.3 Million human beings driven from their homes by violence as of December 2015

Twenty-four people are forced from their homes every minute by war and persecution, or one person of every 113 on earth.  As near as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) can estimate, about half of these are children. 65.3 million is the highest worldwide number of forcibly displaced persons in the agency’s experience.  2015 also saw unequaled...

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