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Global forced displacement hits record high

Global forced displacement hits record high

Monday 20, June 2016 Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency....

Slovenian centre provides warm welcome after escape ordeal

Slovenian centre provides warm welcome after escape ordeal

Tuesday 14, June 2016 “I have to pinch myself because I think I’m dreaming,” says pharmacist Mazen Al-Khatib Al-Masri, whose family is finally safe in Slovenia after fleeing the dangers of Damascus. He still remembers landing on an uninhabited...

A Touch of Magic

A Touch of Magic

Wednesday 8, June 2016 This article is hosted on the global UNHCR website. To read it, please follow this...

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