Refugees and IDPs
A refugee is someone who has been forced to leave their country because they are unable to live in their home or they fear they will be harmed. Find out more.
Many people who are forced to leave their homes end up in a camp. This is a place where refugees might stop because they feel that they are away from the centre of danger. Find out more.
What is their life like?
There are about 10.6 million refugees in the world and about 25.8 million internally displaced people, 80 per cent of IDPs are women and children. Find out more.
Facts about refugees/IDP's
What is UNICEF doing to help?UNICEF works to meet the survival, protection and development needs of displaced children in over 40 countries. Find out more.
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UNICEF helps children displaced by fighting in Pakistan's Swat Valley Jalala Camp, Pakistan, May 2009 Antonia Paradela, UNICEF International Kiyanet, a ten-year-old girl, walks among groups of men waiting for...Read this article