Fifty Million Refugees and Displaced People

Migrant Workers Camp in Bangkok: Among the fifty million refugees and displaced people in the world

Migrant Workers Camp in Bangkok: Source http://www.flickr.com /photos/12392252@N03/3528219760/

Not since World War II have there been more than fifty million refugees and displaced people in the world.

On 19 June 2014 the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced that this total had been exceeded in 2013.
Half of those displaced are children.The primary cause of this increase in human suffering are violent conflict in places such as Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
With fifty million refugees and displaced people in the world it is fair to call it a global crisis. yet the global response has been business as usual.  Some countries have actually reduced their refugee quotas despite the global crisis.
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