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lostboys
3 years ago
Where to from here?
Where to from here?

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.