By Namugerwa Martha

As the world prepares to sit and discuss about refugees In a refugee solidarity summit organized by Uganda from the 22nd – 23rd June 2017, I bring you the five facts you didn’t know about people who are forced to flee from their countries;

  1. One person flees every 3 seconds
  2. 6 million people are displaced worldwide.
  3. Most refugees live in low and middle income countries.
  4. Half of the world’s refugees are children.
  5. Half of the world’s refugees come from Afghanistan, Syria and South Sudan