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60 million refugees from Syria in 2014: UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) releases annual report on global refugee trends. As per UNHCR, more than 60 million (highest number ever recorded) people forced to flee their homes in 2014. Animation map shows refugee inflows (orange) and outflows (red) reported in news coverage from January 2014 to June 2015. Turkey is home to 45% of all Syrian refugees in the region. Most refugees shift to their immediate neighbours, often some of the world’s poorer nations