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BOSTON UNIVERSITY'S

Initiative on Forced Displacement

PEDAGOGY  /  RESEARCH   /   GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT

- EST. 2019 -

summer events

IFD SUMMER INTERNSHIP & SEMESTER FELLOWSHIPS

PROGRAMS

SUMMER 2022

1

IN LEBANON,

5

OUT OF EVERY

79.5 MILLION PEOPLE DISPLACED

45.7 million

INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE

REFUGEES

26 million

20.4 million under UNHCR's mandate

5.6 million Palestinian refugees under

UNRWA's mandate

ASYLUM-

SEEKERS

4.2 million

80%

ABOUT 80% OF REFUGEES LIVE IN COUNTRIES NEIGHBORING THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

FORCED MIGRATION TODAY

VENEZUELANS DISPLACED ABROAD

3.6 million

PEOPLE ARE

REFUGEES

COLOMBIA IS HOME TO THE LARGET POPULATION OF IDPs

7,816,472

out of 9,015,122 FDP

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3rd

UGANDA IS THE

LARGEST REFUGEE HOST

WITH ABOUT

1.2 million

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UNHCR DATA

THE MISSION

70.8 MILLION

PEOPLE FORCIBLY 

DISPLACED 
WORLDWIDE

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