Main content

"Highest Level of Displaced People Ever"

The United Nations has released statistics that show the number of displaced people around the world has reached more than 60 million people. That means one in every 122 people on the planet is either a refugee, internally displaced or seeking asylum. It is the highest level of displaced people ever recorded. Antonio Guterres is the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees.

(Picture: Burundian children, who fled their country, wait to be registered as refugees at a camp in Tanzania / Credit: Getty Images)

Release date:

Duration:

4 minutes