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Global Trends 2022 - media page

Global Trends 2022 - media page

UNHCR’s flagship annual report, Global Trends in Forced Displacement 2022, found that by the end of last year, the number of people displaced by war, persecution, violence and human rights abuses stood at a record 108.4 million, up 19.1 million on a year earlier - the biggest ever increase.
A group of displaced people walk along a road carrying their belongings, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Displaced people walk back to Plain Savo site early morning after spending the night in host families in the nearby city of Bulé, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 


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Global Trends

UNHCR's annual Global Trends report presents data and analysis on the plight of all forcibly displaced people throughout the world.

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