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SEOUL, Republic of Korea, March 24– When he fled from his home in Aleppo, Syria two years ago, Ajar Ahmad* had only one thought on his mind: Run. Run as far as possible from the danger.
The UN refugee agency reported on Thursday that the wars in Syria and Iraq, as well as armed conflicts, human rights violations and humanitarian conditions in other countries, pushed the number of asylum applications in industrialized countries to a 22-year high last year.
"UNHCR's work is humanitarian, social and non-political. Its Statute and subsequent UN resolutions mandate the agency to provide international protection and seek durable solutions for refugees and other people of concern."