Updated 10:27 AM ET, Tue June 20, 2017
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CHILDREN are disproportionately affected — more than half of refugees are under 18.
MORE PEOPLE are displaced every day — You could fill about 630 school buses with people forced from their homes. Every day.
WAR is a major factor. More than half of refugees come from three war-torn countries — Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia, the UN says.
Some take refuge in the first safe place they find. Others journey on, risking all, in the hopes of finding a better new life.
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES host the greatest number of refugees.