The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said that for the first time since the World War II, more than 50 million people have been displaced by conflict or by persecution either crossing borders or within the borders of their own country and that “the number of new refugees, last year reached 2.5 million, “the highest number since the Rwanda genocide.” UNHCR
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