The United Nations Refugee Agency estimates over 80 million people have been displaced worldwide since 2000 due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations, or natural disaster. Today, 20 million refugees are seeking temporary or permanent asylum in countries all over the world. What’s more, almost half of those displaced are aged 18 or under. That’s the highest number on living records. So what can we do to help those searching for a safer and better life?
Volunteering is an excellent way to make a difference. Donating also helps. Many refugee charities run solely on the generosity of the public. However, for the most committed people, sparing a few hours a week just doesn’t seem like enough. Instead, they want to play a more active role in supporting those who need it most. If that sounds like you, here are six fields of study and careers you can pursue to help refugees.
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