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Persecution:
- Overview:
Changing world
- A refugee's story
- Slideshow:
50 years of refugees
- Slideshow:
Refugee portraits
- Talking point:
UNHCR chief Ruud
Lubbers took your
questions
The Journey
Life in a foreign land
The way ahead
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Persecution: Slideshow: 50 years of refugees
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World War II aftermath
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UNHCR
World War II aftermath
As World War II ended, millions of people were displaced in Europe, including these refugees from a camp in Germany. The International Refugee Organisation, the precursor to the UNHCR, was set up to assist them. It was expected that it would complete its work within three years.
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