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Most Of The World's Refugees Live In Poor Countries

In 2014, 42 percent of the world's refugees lived in countries with a GDP per capita under $5,000.
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Most Of The World's Refugees Live In Poor Countries

Who is hosting most of the world's refugees? (Video via U.N. High Commissioner For Refugees

Not America. 

Not Europe. 

But poor countries. (Video via U.N. High Commissioner For Refugees

In 2014, developing countries hosted 86 percent (12.4 million) of the world's refugees. 

Forty-two percent lived in countries with a GDP per capita below $5,000. 

The U.N. humanitarian agencies that help these countries are nearly bankrupt. (Video via U.N. High Commissioner For Refugees

This video includes images from Getty Images and music from Chris Zabriskie / CC BY 4.0.