Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 April 2019

WATCH:The global refugee crisis

June 20 is World Refugee Day.

An occasion on which the UN commemorates the strength and courage of millions of refugees.

According to a new UNHCR report 68.5 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict or violence.


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Eman's story: Fleeing violence, Rohingya find scant respite in Bangladesh

UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

Updated: June 19, 2018 06:20 PM