Of the 65.3 million displaced persons in 2015, 21.3 million were refugees.
Half of all refugees were children.
The initiative started in 1998 to combat hostility in society towards refugees and asylum seekers.
Among its findings, the report noted that some 75,000 asylum claims were received from children travelling alone or separated from their parents. In total, about 3.3 million South Sudanese had fled their homes by the end of the year, in what has become the fastest-growing displacement of people in the world.
"The report, which records statistics at the end of 2016 indicates [that] 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan [are] in neighboring countries and nearly two million internally displaced people", said Grandi.
"It speaks louder than ever to the need for solidarity and common objective in preventing and resolving crises, and ensuring together that the world's refugees, internally displaced and asylum-seekers are properly protected and cared for while solutions are pursued". Then there are asylum-seekers who have fled their country but haven't been granted refugee status. "Now, the authorities have a greater responsibility because they are in charge of this country and it is under their leadership that we must seek security", Grandi said.
The majority of those displaced in the sub-Saharan country are children.
Apple clarifies how tips should work in iOS apps
Analysts say that by making tipping an "in-app purchase", Apple is aiming to make more money out of Chinese users. But the concern from developers may be the loss of control over when, or how often, that prompt is presented.
The UN refugee chief meanwhile voiced most alarm over the rapidly deteriorating situation in South Sudan, which he said was now the world's "fastest growing refugee crisis and displacement crisis". The total has now reached almost 1.9 million.
- At least 10 million people are estimated to be stateless.
"The worldwide neglect that you see here is matched nowhere else in the world", Grandi told The Associated Press on Sunday while visiting South Sudan's largest internally displaced camp in the town of Bentiu.
Syria's neighbours Turkey and Lebanon have taken in some 2.9 million and 1 million people, respectively, while Pakistan hosts 1.4 million mostly Afghan refugees.
About two-thirds of the newly displaced people fled somewhere else in their own country. Twelve million people in the country were forced to abandon their homes in 2016 - that's more than half of the country's population. Significant numbers of refugees in Uganda also came from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (205,400), Burundi (41,000), Somalia (30,700), and Rwanda (15,200).
The 2016 report said 84,283 individuals had made donations and there had also been increasing support from business, community groups and refugee diaspora. "That's the primary reason why ourselves and our partners have been trying to shift the global focus towards supporting those host countries".
The biggest new factor last year was South Sudan, the world's youngest country, where the disastrous breakdown of peace efforts last July contributed to the outflow of 739,900 people by the end of the year.
The jury in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby has deadlocked in its opinion and a mistrial has been declared by the judge. Cosby said in a radio interview before the trial he hoped to resume his performing career after the Constand case was resolved.
As head of the Trump campaign's transition committee, he was involved in the hiring of Michael Flynn as national security adviser. Cullen served as a US attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia before becoming the chairman of the McGuireWoods law firm.
Close to $1 million worth of meth in the form of colorful lollipops was seized Tuesday from a Houston-area home, officials said. Diaz asked reporters. "We found the amount of drugs seized from this house was almost a million dollars in street value".
With that in mind, let's get ready for Michael Phelps and something which is most definitely not the Olympics. We don't quite know what happened during the race - whether it was a 100 metre dash or a possible medley.
In a statement , Snyder said Lyon was "a strong leader" and added that he and Dr Wells were "instrumental in Flint's recovery". Wells are the highest ranking officials to be charged in the state attorney general's investigation into the crisis.
Police displayed photos at the news conference of those sought , urging the public to help find some still unidentified. Video footage showed security guards and some Erdogan supporters attacking protesters, leaving nine people hurt.
As such, legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases. Cosby of sexually violating them, but the statute of limitations for prosecution had run out in almost every case.
Bafta award victor Dame Julie, 67, and Gone With The Wind starlet Dame Olivia are both honoured for their services to drama. Bethan Harding, the head of primary years at Bede Academy in Blyth, has been made an MBE for services to education.
President Donald Trump will make a statement from the White House on Wednesday about the shooting of a top House Republican . A law enforcement official said the shooting is being investigated as a criminal act rather than an act of terrorism.
David Cage's new neo-noir thriller, Detroit Being Human, has showcased a new story trailer at Sony's E3 Press Conference . As shown in the trailer , Detroit: Become Human will feature drastic decisions with game-changing events.
Trump seeks return to political polarization in Gulf rift
For his part, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said that there are high chances of Erdogan soon visiting Qatar . Sunni monarchies like the UAE likely rallied behind Saudi leadership and against Qatar as they fear uprisings at home.
Mayweather vs McGregor happening on August 26
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Iran Calls for Solving Rift over Qatar
Khamenei has made several statements denouncing the United States since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, while U.S. He said Iran would "definitely" react if a reaction was found warranted "based on the joint commission's discretion".
Agent quizzed on interest from Leeds United
He went on to add, "last season was one of the most competitive in the Championship in years - there's real quality". The agent of Reading boss Jaap Stam appears to have ruled out a possible switch to become Leeds United manager.