1. Dadaab, Kenya (402,361 registered refugees) / 2. Dolo Ado, Ethiopia (198,462) / 3. Kakuma, Kenya (124,814) / 4. Al Zaatari, Jordan (122,723) / 5. Jabalia, Gaza Strip (110,000+) / Source: UNHCR
More than 1 million people fleeing South Sudan's civil war have sought refuge in Uganda, according to the United Nations. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.
July 28 is Refugee Convention Day. This key legal document protecting refugees was drawn up in 1951 in the wake of the Second World War. Ratified by 144 countries, it sets out refugee rights under international law.
Nearly half of all asylum applicants rejected by Germany then take their cases before German courts. The BAMF refugee agency says 47 percent of its 119,000 negative decisions made so far this year went to appeal.
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