Global Trends Report: UNHCR: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend

What is the News? UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has released a report titled “Global Trends Report”. What are the key findings of the report? Forceful Displacement: The number of people forced to flee due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and events seriously disturbing public order has reached 89.3 million by the end… Continue reading Global Trends Report: UNHCR: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend

Global Trends Report on Forced Displacements Released by UNHCR

What is the News? The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has released the Global Trends Report on Forced Displacements. About Global Trends Report: The Global Trends Report is an annual report. UNHCR publishes this report. Purpose: The report counts and tracks the numbers of refugees, internally displaced people. It also tracks people who have… Continue reading Global Trends Report on Forced Displacements Released by UNHCR

Nearly 80 mln displaced globally by 2019-end, half of them children: UNHCR

News: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) has released the Global Trends Report. Facts: Key Takeaways: Five countries account for two-thirds of people displaced across borders: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. Around 80 million people were displaced at the end of 2019. Conflict, Persecution, Violence, Human rights violations were the main reasons behind… Continue reading Nearly 80 mln displaced globally by 2019-end, half of them children: UNHCR

UNHCR:2 Billion Kilometres to Safety Campaign

News:United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) has launched a 2 Billion Kilometers to Safety’ campaign. Facts: About the campaign: The 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign aims to encourage people to support refugees by championing individual acts of solidarity. The campaign invites people to act in solidarity and run, walk or cycle to achieve a… Continue reading UNHCR:2 Billion Kilometres to Safety Campaign