ABSTRACT

Global Refugee Resettlement: Selected Issues and Questions [Updated January 11, 2019]   [open pdf - 333KB]

"The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) anticipates that in 2019 more than 132 million people worldwide will require humanitarian assistance and protection as a result of conflict and disaster. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR, see text box) reported in 2018 that more than 68.5 million were forcibly displaced worldwide due to armed conflict, widespread or indiscriminate violence, or human rights violations. Those displaced included 25.4 million refugees, 3.1 million asylum seekers, and 40 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF10611
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Date:
2019-01-11
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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