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The number of people displaced by war, conflict or persecution has hit a record high.​ Now, millions of men, women and children face an uncertain road ahead.

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Around UNHCR

Rio 2016: Refugee Olympic Team

Ten young men and women who fled their countries in search of protection. Ten talented athletes who never gave up.

Hampton Court Palace flower show highlights the plight of refugees

Watch: UNHCR's 'Border Control' garden uses horticulture to draw attention to the risks that refugees face on dangerous journeys to safety from war and persecution.

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These 10 refugees will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag.

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Teen journalist who fled Afghanistan writes of courage and sorrow

With gunmen on his tail, 17-year-old Omid Ahmadi, a young journalist, fled Kabul without saying goodbye to his family. Now safe, he shared his journey in his own words.

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