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On World Refugee Day, a look at how COVID-19 is affecting refugees and asylum seekers

Women wait in line to receive aid at the Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya, March 6, 2018. Picture taken March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner - RC13532EA3B0

World Refugee Day is an opportunity to discuss how to support refugees and asylum seekers during the COVID-19 crisis. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Marie Penelope Nezurugo
Research and Analysis Specialist, World Economic Forum
Sameera Hassan
Specialist, Foundations, World Economic Forum
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