A boat carrying 500 refugees sunk at sea. The story of two survivors
Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives ... as the refugee ships keep coming ...
8 Practical Ways to Help Refugees
Melissa Fleming shares some ways to help refugees right now.
Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.