Number of refugees has reached global high: UN agency

Updated October 26 2023 - 3:45am, first published 3:38am
Refugees fleeing conflict, such as these Ukrainians in Poland, have raised numbers to a record high. (AP PHOTO)
Refugees fleeing conflict, such as these Ukrainians in Poland, have raised numbers to a record high. (AP PHOTO)

Conflicts raging on three continents have driven the global number of refugees to a new record of more than 114 million, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.

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