UN: Turkey hosts the most refugees in the world

28/02/2015 (Sabah – Turkey): Turkey has become the country hosting the largest number of refugees in the world amid a “staggering” growth in displacement from Syria, the UN high commissioner for refugees said Thursday.In a briefing to the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, the high commissioner, Antonio Guterres, said the Syrian refugee crisis had overwhelmed existing response capacities, with 3.8 million refugees registered in neighboring countries.”Lebanon and Jordan have seen their populations grow, in the space of a few years, to a point they were prepared to reach only in several decades,” said Guterres. “And Turkey has now become the biggest refugee-hosting country in the world.”..

http://www.dailysabah.com/politics/2015/02/27/un-turkey-hosts-the-most-refugees-in-the-world

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