Conflict & Crisis
Canada has promised to resettle 40,000 Afghan refugees, but should urgently help those left behind. Canada should also do more to address global hunger and the wars that fuel it.
The number of people who will need humanitarian assistance in 2022. This is a significant increase from last year’s 235 million, which was already the highest figure in decades. In major crises, women and girls suffer most.
— Marc Garneau, then Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2021