World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. Each year on June 20, it celebrates the strength and courage of people who have no choice but to flee their home country.
Global Affairs Canada
Every day, Venezuelans leave or flee their country on foot, some walking over 3,500 kilometres across the continent to seek refuge. That’s the distance between Quebec City and Calgary.
Can you imagine walking for days, possibly with kids, sleeping outside with no food or proper shelter?