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Refugees & displaced
In search of hope

Greece, 2015: Asylum-seekers from the Syrian Arab Republic arrive on the shores of the island of Lesbos. Thus far in 2015, over 442,440 people have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe, according to UNHCR. More than 2,920 people have died trying to make the perilous journey. Some 30 million children worldwide have left their homes behind, fleeing conflict and hardship in search of safety and hope for a brighter future.

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