1. This is the Decade of Displacement
There are 80 million refugees and displaced people worldwide to date, up from 40 million in 2010, making this the decade of displacement.
2. Syria is the source of nearly 10% of the world’s refugees.
About 7 million of the world’s displaced people come from Syria. This makes Syria the largest source country in the world, followed by Venezuela and Afghanistan.
3. Turkey is hosting more refugees than any other country
Hosting 3.6 million refugees, Turkey is by far the largest host country of displaced people in the world. Seek Refuge produces jackets in Turkey to give back to this refugee population.
4. The Trump administration has cut Muslim refugee acceptance by 70%
Not only has the Muslim refugee acceptance rate plummeted, but the Trump administration also decreased the overall national refugee ceiling by 80%.