Rotary Peace Fellows are helping refugees start over

Every 10 minutes, a baby is born without a state – without citizenship in any country. The crisis in Syria and conflicts in South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and many other nations are producing new generations of refugees, internally displaced persons, and asylum seekers. Increasingly, they are long-term exiles who are spending years, even decades, in makeshift refugee cities with their families, unable to return home.
The number of people forced from their homes by war and conflict has surpassed 50 million for the first time since the end of World War II, when the Office of the…

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