Reasons to care about World Refugee Day Ambassador Earl Miller

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Each year on June 20, we commemorate World Refugee Day to salute the courage and resilience of the world’s refugees and displaced persons.

This year, however, it takes on a particularly special meaning. According to the just-released Global Trends Report by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), nearly 60 million people have fled their homes as refugees, internally displaced people or asylum seekers.  It is a staggering number – equivalent to one in every 122 people on this planet.  Now, more than ever, the world’s refugees and displaced people need our help.

Here are four other reasons why all of us – governments and individuals alike – should take heed. 

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