Leaving home to flee to another country is one of the most existential and arduous experiences one can make - especially when you're 80 years old, sick and the refugee camp you've been heading to, is full.
One person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, the newest UN refugee agency figures show. New displacements came from crises in Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Syria, in particular.
Former refugees returned to the Kenyan camp of Kakuma to tell those still living there how they coped with hardship and made a success of their lives.
Six of the world’s 10 most neglected displacement crises are in Africa, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council. The charity makes the annual list based on lack of political will, media coverage and aid.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing one of Africa's worst humanitarian disasters. Since the start of 2018, more than 50,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda, many by boat. Simone Schlindwein sent this report.
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