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Numbers at 18-Year High as UN Observes World Refugee Dayi
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June 19, 2013 10:30 PM
Thursday is World Refugee Day - and the United Nations says the number of refugees worldwide is at its highest in 18 years, at over 45 million people. The Syrian conflict is a major driver behind the increase, as Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

Numbers at 18-Year High as UN Observes World Refugee Day

Published June 19, 2013

Thursday is World Refugee Day - and the United Nations says the number of refugees worldwide is at its highest in 18 years, at over 45 million people. The Syrian conflict is a major driver behind the increase, as Henry Ridgwell reports from London.