60 million people have been forced to flee war

Central African Republic refugees at the Timangolo site in Cameroon, including mothers and young children, queue for food. Photo: ©UNHCR/Cameroon.Tijerina

GENEVA, Dec 18 (UNHCR) – With almost a million people having crossed the Mediterranean as refugees and migrants so far this year, and conflicts in Syria and elsewhere continuing to generate staggering levels of human suffering, 2015 is likely to exceed all previous records for global forced displacement, the UN Refugee Agency warned in a new report today.