The global refugee crisis is well-documented in the news, but despite this, the number of people forcibly displaced across the world is at a record high. Right now, a staggering 65.6 million people are displaced from their homes as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations.
Last year 10.3 million people were newly displaced by conflict or persecution. That’s 28,300 people every day, or 20 people per minute.
To put it in perspective, here is the number of people forcibly displaced since this post was published on Monday lunchtime:
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