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Country Reports

Forced displacement in the context of COVID-19 – UNHCR’s new report on refugees

by Olaf Wientzek, Sarah Ultes
Forced displacement remains one of the major global challenges in 2021. On 18 June 2021, the UNHCR (United Nations’ High Commission for Refugees) presented its new Global Trends Report on the developments around the world. Many refugee situations around the world have become protracted. The situation in some regions in sub-Saharan Africa has deteriorated.

Forced displacement remains one of the major global challenges in 2021. On 18 June 2021, the UNHCR (United Nations’ High Commission for Refugees) presented its new Global Trends Report on the developments around the world. Many refugee situations around the world have become protracted. The situation in some regions in sub-Saharan Africa has deteriorated.

You can read the full report here.

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Sarah Ultes

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