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.
Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared
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.
Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep
The 20-year-old Ostapenko, who is ranked 47th, clinched it with her first match point, with a backhand down the line. By now the momentum was unstoppably with Ostapenko and she took her first match point after an hour and 59 minutes.
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.
They were set to snatch between 430-460 seats, where the minimal number needed for taking an absolute majority is 289. The victory for LREM, which was launched by Macron less than a year ago, is considered a slap to mainstream parties.
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.
Brinson came to the Brewers as the center piece in the August 2016 trade that sent catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Texas Rangers . In the seventh, Josh Hader came out to make his Major League Baseball debut. "Some pitches started working for me there".
Justice Department policy is that a sitting president can not be indicted by a grand jury, the Post also reported Wednesday . Mr Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe.
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".
The auto , a white Nissan Micra, was found in an area of the Rusholme neighbourhood, which authorities cordoned off and evacuated. This latest arrest means an 11th suspect is now in custody, joining 10 other men aged between 18 and 44.
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.
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.
England trained with the Royal Marines in the build up to the match, and Kane praised the determination of the squad. Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon was heavily criticised after Scotland's 2-2 draw with England .
Tillerson announced that the Department of State had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the Republican president. Warmbier also stated that he had been told that if he was detained, a donation of $20,000 would be made to his mother.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Such an attack is rare in Syria's long-running civil war, in which Iran is backing embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad. Iran's Revolutionary Guard, a hard-line paramilitary force, has seen advisers and fighters killed in the conflict.
Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup
Mexico equalised eight minutes later through a Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. Once the match got underway, Mexico dominated possession without really troubling Portugal keeper Rui Patricio.
Mayweather vs McGregor happening on August 26
"IT'S OFFICIAL!" Mayweather wrote on his Twitter account alongside a short video that included photos of both fighters. The biggest question now is will McGregor be able to touch Mayweather in the upcoming boxing match.
Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia
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.
Become Human trailer teases an android revolution
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.
Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist
The mother of a black man fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last July says her son shouldn't have died the way he did. Upon request, both the dashcam video and Diamond Reynolds' Facebook Live broadcast were replayed for the jury.
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.