The world's forgotten refugees

Here is a glimpse of refugees living in desolation around the globe

Afghan refugees

About 2.7 million Afghans are refugees abroad, primarily in Pakistan and Iran

Sri Lankan Tamil refugee diaspora

More than one lakh Sri Lankan Tamil refugees live on low rations in dingy camps

Alaska climate change refugees

Alaska is increasingly being affected by erosion and melting permafrost. Residents will soon be relocated to more stable ground.

North African refugees

Desertification has threatened the livelihoods of people in northern Africa.

Lebanon refugees crisis

A woman, who escaped from the Lebanese village of Yaroun, very close to the border with Israel, after two weeks of being bombed by Israeli forces.

Agony of Rohingya refugees

The fate of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh looks as precarious as their makeshift shelters.

Lhotshampa or Bhutanees refugees

Most of the Lhotshampas refugees, were resettled in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and other European countries.

Tibetan refugees in Nepal

Tibetan refugees in Bhodnath, Nepal. The Tibetan refugees were devout Buddhists who felt they were persecuted for their religious beliefs by the Chinese after the 'liberation' of Tibet in 1959.

Papua New Guinea refugee, Pacific

Refugees from Papua New Guinea have been seeking asylum in Australia and New Zealand.