5 Key Takeaways From Startling Global Refugee Report
Number of refugees has passed 50 million for first time since World War II.
The number of people forced to flee their homes around the world has passed 50 million for the first time since the Second World War, the United Nations warns in a report timed for World Refugee Day on June 20.
"Imagine being the mother of a sick and hungry child and having to decide between risking your life staying in a conflict or leaving behind everything in search of safety," the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says on it's website.
The international agency provides tents, shelter, supplies, and lifesaving services to 34 million refugees and internally displaced people.
Here are some key takeaways from the commissioner's latest global trends report:
"We are witnessing a quantum leap in forced displacement in the