Displaced

TOPSHOT - An overloaded car travels through the Assaga refugee camp in Diffa on May 17, 2016, close to the Niger-Nigeria border.  Chief of Humanitarian Operations of the UN, Stephen O'Brien, vowed on May 17 to raise funds at the next World Humanitarian Summit for "significant" help to the more than 240,000 refugees displaced by Boko Haram in camps in south-east Niger. / AFP PHOTO / BOUREIMA HAMABOUREIMA HAMA/AFP/Getty Images

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An overloaded car travels through the Assaga refugee camp in Diffa close to the Niger-Nigeria border

Children play with the wreckage of a light plane at the Mpoko Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Bangui on Thursday, ahead of a historical visit by the pope. Pope Francis held his first open-air mass in Africa on November 26 with huge crowds calling heavy rains "God's blessing" as they sung and danced in the Kenyan capital. The 78-year-old pontiff, the third pope to visit the continent, is also scheduled to visit Uganda and the troubled Central African Republic (CAR) on a six-day trip.

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Children play with the wreckage of a light plane at the Mpoko Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Bangui on Thursday, ahead of a historical visit by the pope

Afghan children displaced from Faryab, Badghis and Ghor province, stand outside a temporary shelter at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Herat, Afghanistan, on Thursday. According to UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) figures, the number of internally displaced Afghani people was 683,000 by mid-2014, estimating they will amount to 900,000 by the end of 2015.

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Afghan children displaced from Faryab, Badghis and Ghor province, stand outside a temporary shelter at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Herat, Afghanistan, on Thursday

A displaced Iraqi girl looks out from behind a tent at a camp in Baghdad following heavy rainfall on November 5, 2015. Torrential rain caused chaos across several parts of Iraq last week, with flood waters sweeping the capital causing flooding, deaths and property destruction

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A displaced Iraqi girl looks out from behind a tent at a camp in Baghdad following heavy rainfall on Thursday

A young Iraqi girl who fled the violence in the northern city of Tal Afar poses for a photo at the Bahrka camp for internally displaced people, some ten kilometres west of Erbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region

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A young Iraqi girl who fled the violence in the northern city of Tal Afar poses for a photo at the Bahrka camp for internally displaced people, some ten kilometres west of Arbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region

An Indonesian resident of a makeshift housing complex walks under a highway bridge carries household goods away from the complex after the residents were evicted in Central Jakarta on August 19, 2015. A fire broke out as nearly one hundred residents of the makeshift compound many who had been living there for nearly 10 years were evicted as Jakarta's government tries to clear non-official housing from public areas despite the shortage of low cost housing for the poor

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An Indonesian resident of a makeshift housing complex walks under a highway bridge carrying household goods away from the complex after the residents were evicted in Central Jakarta on Wednesday

Syrian refugee Heba Ahmad, 7, pauses while playing on a swing with other children on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Zaatari refugee camp, in Mafraq, Jordan, Friday, July 17, 2015.

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Syrian refugee Heba Ahmad, pauses while playing on a swing with other children on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Zaatari refugee camp, in Mafraq, Jordan on Friday

Migrants from Syria walk on a street along the borderline near Presevo, a southern Serbian border town with Macedonia, in Presevo, Serbia, 15 July 2015. Many migrants are still crossing the border into the European Union via Hungary although Hungarian authorities started building a fence along its border with Serbia on 13 July to stop the flow of migrants. The migrants, among them children and elderly people, hike for weeks trying to cross Macedonia and Serbia. Most are from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and the African troublespots of Eritrea and Somalia. But Serbia and Macedonia are not the target destinations for migrants, who are finding their way to wealthy countries such as Germany

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Migrants from Syria walk on a street along the borderline near Presevo, a southern Serbian border town with Macedonia, in Presevo, Serbia on Wednesday

A young Afghan refugee pauses as she plays with others in Manrha refugee camp on the outskirts of Herat on July 9, 2015.

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A young Afghan refugee pauses as she plays with others in Manrha refugee camp on the outskirts of Herat on Thursday

A displaced Sunni woman, fleeing violence from Mosul washes her child on the outskirts of Najaf, south of Baghdad June 24, 2015

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A displaced Sunni woman, fleeing violence from Mosul, washes her child on the outskirts of Najaf, south of Baghdad

Displaced children, who fled the ancient city of Palmyra after Islamic State fighters took control of the area, stand by their tent in Gazaleh town, north of Homs ...Displaced children, who fled the ancient city of Palmyra after Islamic State fighters took control of the area, stand by their tent in Gazaleh town, north of Homs June 3, 2015. The government has lost large areas of land in the last two months to insurgents including the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and the Islamic State group that last month seized the ancient city of Palmyra in Homs province

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Displaced children, who fled the ancient city of Palmyra after Isis fighters took control of the area, stand by their tent in Gazaleh town, north of Homs

Rohingya refugee children play at their temporary camp in Kuala Cangkoi, North Aceh, Indonesia on Tuesday. The mostly Muslim Rohingya say they suffer discrimination in Myanmar, which does not recognize them as one of the official ethnic groups, and considers them to be illegal Bengali immigrants

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Rohingya refugee children play at their temporary camp in Kuala Cangkoi, North Aceh, Indonesia on Tuesday

Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency...Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 21, 2015.  Malaysia and Indonesia issued a joint statement on Wednesday saying they will continue to offer international assistance to 7,000 migrants adrift at sea and assist them with "resettlement and repatriation" within a year with international help

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Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Thursday

Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon...Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 18, 2015. The United Nations has called on countries around the Andaman Sea not to push back the thousands of desperate Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar now stranded in rickety boats, and to rescue them instead

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Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Monday

Somali Refugees peer over a thisle fence in a neighbouring compound at Hagadera sector of the Dadaab refugee camp, north of the Kenyan capital Nairob.

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Somali refugees peer over a thisle fence in a neighbouring compound at Hagadera sector of the Dadaab refugee camp, north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi

A Syrian woman carries water with her children in a refugee camp in Suruc, in the province of Sanliurfa, Turkey. Turkey has one of the largest populations of Syrian refugees fleeing the ongoing civil war with official estimates currently at 1.6 million. Border towns such as Suruc have received a large number of refugees though other refugees have settled as far afield as Istanbul

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A Syrian woman carries water with her children in a refugee camp in Suruc, in the province of Sanliurfa, Turkey

IDP's (Internally displaced persons) queue to register at the UNMISS Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Bentiu, Unity State, on Friday. The camp receives up to 200 new IDP each day, due to lack of services in the town. The World Health Organization today  appealed for 1.0 billion USD in additional funds to help provide life-saving health services to millions in need in conflict-ravaged Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic and South Sudan. For South Sudan, which has been wracked by fighting since an alleged attempted coup in December 2013, 90 million USD is needed to provide vital health services to some 3.35 million people, WHO said.

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Internally displaced persons (IDPs) queue to register at the UN Mission in South Sudan site in Bentiu, Unity State on Friday. The camp receives up to 200 new IDPs each day

An Afghan refugee man sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

Syrian refugees brave the cold and snow as they walk to a metro station in Istanbul February 11, 2015, at the start of a day's begging. The civil war, which began as a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, has killed 200,000 people and turned 3 million more into refugees. At least 3.7 million people have fled Syria's almost four-year conflict and are registered as refugees, mainly in neighbouring states. Jordan hosts 622,000 Syrian refugees, Lebanon 1.16 million, Turkey 1.6 million and Iraq 233,000, UNHCR figures show.

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Syrian refugees brave the cold and snow as they walk to a metro station in Istanbul on Wednesday, at the start of a day’s begging. The civil war, which began as a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, has killed 200,000 people and turned 3 million more into refugees