Middle East

  • An Afghan woman holds a child as she waits with others to have a medical check-up at a health clinic set up by the UNHCR to mark World Refugee Day in Islamabad, June 20, 2014.
  • An Afghan refugee has her eyes tested at a health clinic set up by the UNHCR to mark World Refugee Day in Islamabad, June 20, 2014.
  • Refugees, who fled the military offensive against the Pakistani militants in North Waziristan, sit on a bed in Bannu, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, June 19, 2014.
  • A Palestinian man works at his shop in Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, June 19, 2014.
  • Syrian refugees walk outside their tents, at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar, Lebanon, June 19, 2014.
  • Afghan refugees wait for a transport to carry a sick man to a hospital while standing by him in a refugee camp situated in slums of Islamabad, Pakistan, June 19, 2014.
  • An Eritrean refugee poses for a picture inside her home in Khartoum, Sudan, June 19, 2014.
  • Iraqis who have fled the violence in their hometown of Mosul line up at Khazir refugee camp outside of Irbil, June 16, 2014.
  • Sinnuyar Baekon sits in front of her hut at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, the capital city of the Rakhine state, Myanmar, June 9, 2014.
  • Members of "Clowns Without Borders," perform for children at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Chtoura, in Bekaa valley, Lebanon, June 6, 2014.

Refugees Around the World

Published June 20, 2014


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