Refugees and Displacement


Refugees and displacement

Somalilandsun – Refugees are often in the headlines yet the reality of their lives is frequently misunderstood.

Tens of millions of people have been uprooted from their homes because of violence, persecution or natural disasters.

Media reports frequently use the word “refugee” incorrectly to describe economic migrants or illegal immigrants.

To find out more, see the full Refugees and displacement briefing.