Record-breaking 59.5 Million People Displaced Globally Last Year

A world at war is forcing people from their homes at the highest rate ever recorded, according to a new study from U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, released on Thursday.
More than a dozen conflicts forced record numbers of people from their homes — 59.5 million globally — in 2014, according to the Global Trends Report.
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres says the the mass movement is "clearly dwarfing anything seen before.