An all-time record was set last year and all indications are that this year may be even worse. According to figures released by the United Nations, persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan are responsible for the alarming increase in displaced people all over the world.
UN says 65 million people displaced in 2015, a new record http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...
BBC News - Refugees at highest ever level, reaching 65m, says UN http://www.bbc.com/news/world-36573082
Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers: UNHCR http://reut.rs/21ux4Ox via @Reuters
Refugee Numbers Are at a Record High, UN Says http://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2016/06/un-refugees/487775/
'Refugee' https://youtu.be/gJ-bhM-xuec via @YouTube