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Rohingya Refugees: Refugees and Safety Campaign

rohingya refugees: Rohingya refugees cross the border near Anzuman Para village in Bangladesh after fleeing from Myanmar, according to Toronto Star. The UN has launched a new campaign to raise awareness and support for refugees. On Tuesday, the agency kicked off the 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign to challenge the world to simulate refugees' journeys for safety by logging the daily distance they travel, raising funds for those in need of protection and petitioning for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration that was endorsed by UN member states in December. Roger Arnold / UNHCR Every day, we are inspired by the acts of kindness from people who are doing their very best to improve life for refugees the activists, the communities hosting refugees, businesses, donors, volunteers. At a time when we are facing so many misconceptions about refugees, it is vital that we remind ourselves of the real and dangerous journeys they are forced to take. This campaign will encourage people to support refugees through something they are already doing walking, cycling, running, said the UN Refugee Agency's Deputy High Commissioner Kelly T. Clements. ( As reported in the news.