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Global Displacement Crisis: the Refugee Crisis and the EU’s response
Apr 18, 2017

Global Displacement Crisis: the Refugee Crisis and the EU’s response

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Globally, for the past years, the numbers of people forced to flee their homes has been on the rise. In 2015 for instance, close to 65 million have been displaced, the largest number since 1945. According to the UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR) a refugee is someone fleeing conflict or persecution, whereas an asylum seeker is someone whose request for protection has yet to be processed.