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Traffic jam as people leave Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 2022 (video screenshot)

Traffic jam as people leave Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 2022 (video screenshot)

(THE NATIONAL NEWS) – The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine is exposed in a UN refugee agency map showing the flow of people out of the country in the fastest movement of refugees this century.

In just one week, one million people have left the country with hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, more to follow.

At noon Central European Time on Friday, 1,198,247 refugees were recorded. The UN fears more than four million will eventually leave. UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said one million represents about 2 per cent of Ukraine’s population.

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