23 May 2022

Over 100M forcibly displaced globally for 1st time: UN refugee agency Related news


GENEVA The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations, and persecution has exceeded 100 million for the first time, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts, the UN refugee agency said on Monday. “One hundred million is a stark figure – sobering and alarming in equal measure. It’s a record that should never have been set,” said Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees. “This must serve as a wake-up call to resolve and prevent [...]