Refugees, asylum seekers and migrants
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By Mark Rice-Oxley and reporters from the Guardian, El País, Der Spiegel and Le Monde
There are now more refugees and IDPs than Brits or Californians. As a new year dawns, what are their hopes and fears?
More than 65 million people are currently displaced from their homes – almost one in every 100 human beings. If refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) were a nation they would be the 21st biggest on earth.
As a new year dawns we asked 18 refugees from 18 countries that between them produce almost 90% of the world’s refugees and displaced people what they hope for in 2018.
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