23 May 2022

Global number of refugees, forcibly displaced people passes 100M


May 23 (UPI) -- The number of global refugees and people forcibly displaced from their homes has passed 100 million for the first time amid the war in Ukraine and other conflicts, the United Nation's High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Monday."It's a record that should never have been set," Grandi said in a statement , noting that the figure is about 1% of the global population and equivalent to the 14th most populous country in the world.Advertisement"This must serve as a [...]