World Refugee Day

With nearly 60 million uprooted people, the world is battling the most serious refugee crisis since the Second World War

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With nearly 60 million uprooted people, the world is battling its most serious refugee crisis since the Second World War. Unrelenting conflicts in Syria, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Nigeria have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. Desperate people crossing the Mediterranean to Europe are dying at an unprecedented rate. 

Follow Peter Biro, photographer and writer with the International Rescue Committee, on twitter:  @Peter_Biro

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