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UNHCR helps to save lives and build better futures for the millions of people forced to flee their homes.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency works to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution or war at home.
Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital protection and assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to.
We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.
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at the end of 2021 as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations or events seriously disturbing public order.
Low- and middle-income countries hosted 83 per cent of the world’s refugees and Venezuelans displaced abroad.*
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Help families survive this winter
This coming winter will be very challenging for millions of people forced to flee their homes around the world.
Many refugees and displaced families will have to face winter struggling to keep warm.
We need to act now, before it’s too late. Your donation can help keep refugees safe and warm this winter.
UNHCR Annual Global Trends Report
DATA AND STATISTICS
UNHCR annual Global Trends report 2021
UNHCR's Global Trends report presents key statistical trends and the latest numbers of refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless persons.
If ongoing conflicts remain unresolved and the risks of new ones erupting are not reined in, one aspect that will define the twenty-first century will be the continuously growing numbers of people forced to flee and the increasingly dire options available to them.