The top 10 humanitarian aid stories of 2016

Meheuba Shifa
Meheuba Shifa, 23, collects water at a tap the IRC repaired in Ethiopia as the country suffered from its worst drought in 50 years.
Photo: Tyler Jump/IRC


Never before has the world witnessed such a dramatic scale of human suffering. Today, 65 million people—24 per minute—are displaced worldwide by conflict and persecution. In a year of unprecedented crisis, these are the ten most-read stories on about refugees and humanitarian aid.

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