Far from home on World Refugee Day
Internally displaced Afghan girl carries a child near their shelter at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
Newly displaced people from Dablo, are pictured inside a house in the city of Kaya, Burkina Faso, May 16. REUTERS/Anne Mimault
Venezuelan migrant Maria Valdez, 31, poses for a picture with her children Yoimairy, 9, and Darien, 1, while they wait to process their documents at the Ecuadorian-Peruvian border service centre, before they continue their journey, on the outskirts...more
Afghan migrants queue for food inside an abandoned printing factory close to the Croatian border near the town of Sid, Serbia, June 19. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
Palestinian refugee children play in the street in Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, June 13. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
A Tibetan woman moves prayer wheels at a Tibetan refugee colony in New Delhi, India, June 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Sudanese refugees who fled from the clashes are seen at a school in Al Dahra district in Tripoli, Libya, April 24. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
Syrian refugee children in new dresses walk together as they celebrate the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan in Sidon, Lebanon, June 4. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
An Ahmadi boy from Pakistan eats at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center in Pasyala, Sri Lanka, April 26. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Displaced people, who fled from their villages in northern Burkina Faso following attacks by assailants, sleep at a school on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 15. REUTERS/Anne Mimault
A displaced Sudanese woman holds a baby as she takes part in a rally during World Refugee Day outside UN Refugee Agency UNHCR's office in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 20. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
Rohingya refugees play Chinlone at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 7. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
A Venezuelan migrant girl drinks water from the tap, in a camp run by the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Maicao, Colombia, May 7. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
Afghan migrants sit inside an abandoned printing factory close to the Croatian border near the town of Sid, Serbia, June 19. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
A displaced Syrian refugee girl runs next to a boy during the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria, June 4. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
A displaced child, who fled with others from his village in northern Burkina Faso following attacks by assailants, eats inside a school on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 15. REUTERS/Anne Mimault
A displaced Sudanese woman looks on as she takes part in a rally during World Refugee Day outside the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR's office in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 20. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
A girl from an Afghan refugee family carries bottles to be filled from a nearby tap in a low-income neighborhood in Lahore, Pakistan, June 20. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
A Venezuelan migrant mother cries while carrying her baby, inside a tent in a camp run by the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Maicao, Colombia, May 6. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
Internally displaced Afghan girl plays near her shelter at a Refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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