Category Archives: Migrant Crisis

Mosul edges towards full siege, families struggle to find food

Mosul Siege
Displaced Iraqi people who fled from homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, receive bread at the Hammam al-Alil camp, south of Mosul.

REFUGEE CRISIS IS 60 MILLION AND GROWING

The UNHCR released their latest report on global displacement. There are now 65.3 million refugees or displaced people worldwide, a nearly 10 percent increase over the past year. Right now, there are nearly 65.3 million refugees or displaced people worldwide, according to the latest UNHCR report. If all of the world’s refugees were the population of a country, it would be the 24th largest in the world, just after Italy.
Half of the world’s refugees are children, growing up far from home without consistent education, safety or emotional support. Where do these displaced people live? Where do the go? We know that a huge proportion of the world’s refugees are fleeing war-torn Syria, but other people around the world are forced from their homes every day for a variety of reasons — violence, natural disaster or economic collapse.

Somalia : Will its refugee and displacement crises ever be solved ?

 An internally displaced man eats a maize meal from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feeding program at the Sorrdo camp in Hodan district of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.