Lifelines - ` The UN Refugee Agency (UNCR)'
World asylum seekers and the internally displaced now exceed 50 million.
- 400 migrants from Libya drowned, their boat capsized in the Mediterranean.
- Over 25,000 flee Myanmar on overcrowded, unseaworthy boats.
- Over 100,000 flee North Africa this year only, across the Mediterranean to Europe.
- 1.6 million asylum seekers and internally displaced in Pakistan alone.
- 1.8 million asylum seekers and internally displaced shared between Iran and Lebanon.
Photo: Congo Refugees - Uganda _ EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection.