Sixty-five million people are uprooted from their homes by conflict and crisis in 2017—more than at any time since World War ll. At the same time, the United States, a country with a long tradition of welcoming refugees, is slamming its doors shut under the Trump administration.
The most popular stories the International Rescue Committee shared this year are about the global refugee crisis and how to help: Here are the ten most-read articles we published on Rescue.org:
Devastating news of possible chemical attack in Idlib, Syria. Civilians are caught in the middle of an endless war. https://t.co/Ak9l9pyBjP— IRC Intl Rescue Comm (@theIRC) April 4, 2017