Millions of Afghans Displaced After More Than Four Decades of War
|12/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The UN refugee agency is calling for intensified support for millions of Afghans who remain displaced after more than four decades of war
A record-breaking 70.8 million people globally are forcibly displaced by conflict and persecution. Among them are some 4.6 million Afghans. More than half are registered as refugees and another 2 million are displaced inside Afghanistan.
The UN refugee agency says Afghans represent the longest-displaced and the longest-dispossessed population in the world. UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch told VOA 90 percent of Afghanistan’s 2.7 million refugees are in Pakistan and Iran.
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