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World Refugee Day

In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last year, €2 billion of the EU's humanitarian budget was allocated to help displaced people and host communities in 49 countries. And EU Member States have granted protection to more than 538 000 people.

In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last year, €2 billion of the EU's humanitarian budget was allocated to help displaced people and host communities in 49 countries. And EU Member States have granted protection to more than 538 000 people.

Em 2017, a cada dois segundos, uma pessoa teve de fugir de casa por causa de guerras, perseguições ou outros atos de violência. Face ao número recorde de pessoas em situação de necessidade, que é da ordem dos milhões, a União Europeia continua a colaborar com parceiros de todo o mundo para fazer face aos desafios humanitários e disponibilizar assistência a longo prazo. No ano passado, a UE afetou dois mil milhões de euros do seu orçamento humanitário à ajuda a pessoas deslocadas e às comunidades que as acolhem em 49 países. Por sua vez, os países da UE ofereceram proteção a mais de 538 000 pessoas.

En 2017, cada dos segundos, una persona se vio obligada a huir de su país a causa de guerras, persecuciones o violencia. Ante una cifra récord, que suma millones de personas necesitadas, la Unión Europea sigue colaborando con socios de todo el mundo para hacer frente a los retos humanitarios y ofrecer apoyo a largo plazo. El año pasado, se asignaron 2.000 millones de euros del presupuesto de la UE destinado a fines humanitarios para ayudar a las personas desplazadas y a las comunidades de acogida en 49 países. Los Estados miembros de la UE dieron protección a más de 538.000 personas.

En 2017, toutes les deux secondes, une personne a dû quitter son foyer à cause de la guerre, de persécutions ou de violences. Face au nombre record de personnes dans le besoin, l’Union européenne continue d'œuvrer avec des partenaires du monde entier pour relever les défis humanitaires et apporter une aide à long terme. L’année dernière, l'UE a consacré 2 milliards d’euros de son budget humanitaire à l'aide aux personnes déplacées et aux communautés d’accueil dans 49 pays. Les États membres de l’UE ont en outre accordé une protection à plus de 538 000 personnes.

In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last year, €2 billion of the EU's humanitarian budget was allocated to help displaced people and host communities in 49 countries. And EU Member States have granted protection to more than 538 000 people.

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