25 Million Refugees Worldwide, Says Head Of International Aid Group

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A young Syrian child evacuated from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo during the ceasefire arrives at a refugee camp in Rashidin, near Idlib, Syria, early Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. The Security Council on Monday approved the deployment of U.N. monitors to the Syrian city of Aleppo as the evacuation of fighters and civilians from the last remaining opposition stronghold resumed after days of delays. (AP)

The civil war in Syria sparked a refugee crisis in Europe, but there are conflicts around the world that force people to leave their homes.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with David Miliband (@DMiliband) — head of the International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest refugee relief organizations — about the current global refugee situation, including both the humanitarian and political concerns.

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