World Refugee Day: Syria to Myanmar, 5 Largest Refugee Crises Outside of Europe

COVID 19 Updates World Refugee Day: Syria to Myanmar, 5 Largest Refugee Crises Outside of Europe

There are nearly 6 million Afghans who have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to four-and-a-half decades of conflict.

Of those, 3.5 million are displaced within Afghanistan; 2.6 million are Afghan refugees living in other countries, mostly in Iran and Pakistan – with 1.4 million and 780,000 registered Afghan refugees in each country respectively.

The Afghan diaspora in India is approximately 21,000 strong and according to the UNHCR, 11,000 Afghans are registered as asylum seekers in the country.

In August 2021, when the Taliban took over, the conflict forcibly displaced nearly 700,000 Afghans across all provinces.

Crime Today News | INDIA


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