Today Is World Refugee Day

no borders no nations

JoAnn Chateau

June 20 is World Refugee Day.

We Stand #WithRefugees 2016 – Please Stand With Us

“In the lead up to the UN General Assembly in September we have a unique opportunity to demonstrate to world leaders there is global support for helping refugees. Record numbers of families have been forced to flee conflict and persecution. Governments must do their fair share to find solutions to help them. We stand together #WithRefugees. Please stand with us. Sign the petition.” ~ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

SOURCE: Record 65.3 Million People Were Displaced Last Year: UNHCR | Huffington Post

“A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. The figure, which jumped from 59.5 million in 2014 and by 50 percent in five years…

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