"One hundred million is a stark figure –– sobering and alarming in equal measure. It's a record that should never have been set," says UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi.
A new report says the number of people forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict and natural disasters reached an all-time record of 59.1 million last year.
People in several regions of the Horn of Africa country are heading for various towns and cities in search of water and food, further testing the government’s frail response.
Each winter, harsh weather conditions take their toll on people forced to leave their homes. One example is the camps in Syria’s Idlib that shelter thousands of displaced people.
Over 84 million people were experiencing displacement as their countries face war, conflict and the climate crisis, a recent report said.
International military forces leave behind a country facing growing insecurity and levels of violence, a faltering economy and multiple humanitarian crises.
Palestinians are sheltering in schools, mosques and other places with limited access to water, food, hygiene, and health services, says UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Compared to four years ago, Zakat funds increased in record numbers last year, helping more than two million refugees across the world, according to UNHCR.
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre say political turmoil and climate change-related disasters displace one person every second, with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, Iraq and China the worst affected.
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