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(Updated on 11/05/2016)

 

 

  • Germany Needs 400,000 Migrants Every Year
    "Germany has been high on the list of migrant destinations in recent years, but to maintain its workforce at productive levels
    it needs to attract 400,000 immigrants a year, a study shows."

    (global.handelsblatt.com)

 

 

 

 

 

  • UNHCR refugee statistics: full data
    "There are more people forcibly displaced from their homes than ever before. Find out where refugees come from - and where they go."

    (guardian.co.uk)



  • UN warning on World Refugee Day - 20 June 2008
    "The reasons why people flee their homes are becoming increasingly complex and interlinked, the UN has warned as it marks World Refugee Day.
    ...
    There are about 11m refugees worldwide and 26m internally displaced people...
    Nowadays people do not just flee persecution and war. Other reasons include injustice, exclusion, competition for scarce resources and the human
    consequences of dysfunctional states..."

    + A VIDEO with Angelina Jolie
    (BBC)