UNHCR scales up delivery of aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
As the number of Rohingya refugees edges towards half a million, UNHCR is stepping up delivery of live-saving aid to desperate people camped out near two official refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh.
Forced displacement worldwide at its highest in decades
UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report said 65.6 million people were displaced at the end of 2016, some 300,000 more than a year earlier. Over 10 million people were newly displaced during the course of the year.