Refugee Facts

  • 82 million people around the world have been forced from home, among them are 26 million refugees.
  • 1 in every 88 people on earth has been forced to flee their home.
  • Children account for 30% of the world’s population but 41% of those forcibly displaced.
  • People who have been displaced or who are stateless are among those hardest hit by the Covid pandemic, facing increased food and economic insecurity as well as challenges to access health and protection services.

(All figures from United Nations)

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United Nations Refugee Agency

Refugee Support Network

Refugee Council

Help Refugees (Choose Love)

Focus on Refugees (Churches Together in Britain and Ireland)

Church Response for Refugees

Jesuit Refugee Service UK

Refugee Action