World Refugee Day 2019

World Refugee Day 2019

World Refugee Day 2019

Date posted: June 20, 2019

Today is World Refugee Day!

Did you know:

  • There are nearly 25.9 million refugees in the world.
  • Over half of the refugees are under the age of 18.
  • Nearly 1 person is forcibly displaced every two seconds as a result of conflict or persecution.

To learn more about refugees who are arriving in British Columbia, visit the BC Refugee Hub.

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