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Resettlement Options: Report Quotes and Anti-Refugee Backlash

resettlement options: The report quotes the United Nations as saying that an additional 1.5 million Syrians will likely be displaced in 2018, according to Metro News. Daniel Gorevan, head of the NRC's regional advocacy, says the groups are concerned about an anti-refugee backlash in the region and in the West. The groups say in a report published Monday that for every Syrian returning home in 2017, three more were newly displaced by violence. He says this has translated into closed borders and few resettlement options for vulnerable refugees. In seven years of war, some 5.5 million Syrians have fled their homeland and millions more were internally displaced. ( As reported in the news.