Filippo Grandi
Migrant boat accidents Over 20 migrants dead in two separate boat accidents off Greek coast

This is the third such incident in less than a month in the eastern Mediterranean. In September, close to 100 people, mostly Lebanese and Syrians, had died off the coast of Syria while trying to cross to Europe from Lebanon

Number of forcibly displaced people more than doubles in a decade to cross 100 million

For the first time in human history, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world has crossed 100 million.

Forcible displacement UNHRC Wars and conflicts forced over 100 million people to leave their homes globally

According to the UNHRC, due to the rise in wars and violence globally, the number of people forcibly displaced has more than doubled since 2012. The numbers are almost equally divided between those internally displaced and refugees

Thousands of Rohingya refugees relocated

The Bangladesh government has shifted the Rohingya refugees who were forced to flee from their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine province due to state-sponsored persecution and attacks against them

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Bangladesh government relocates hundreds of Rohingya refugees to remote Island 

So far over 3,400 refugees have been sent to the island of Bhasan Char, located in the Meghna river’s estuary, 40 miles away from the mainland. Critics say the island is prone to flooding

Ethiopian refugees in Sudan Sudan struggles to cope with refugees of war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

As many as 43,000 refugees crossed over from Tigray into Sudan during the two-and-a half week-long military conflict between November 4-28. They are mainly in the El Gedaref and Kassala States