8....others make the trip with their children in tow.
9.According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, some 41% of the world's refugees are children.
10.But whether alone or with others, so many find themselves relying on strangers along the way.
11.Refugees aren't regulated to one corner of the world, one ethnicity, one skin color.
12.They come from Ukraine...
13....from South Sudan...
15....and from Syria.
16.They find themselves in makeshift camps that struggle to hold them all and constantly live with the risk of eventually being evicted even from these sanctuaries.
17.They risk everything to cross the Mediterranean, despite the fact that some 2,859 people this year alone have already lost their lives or gone missing trying to make the journey, according to the International Organization for Migration.
18.They face fences — both real and rhetorical — being raised to keep them out.
19.And if their lives weren't already hard enough, the explosive growth in the number of refugees has completely overwhelmed the global donor system. Only 24% of the world's humanitarian response needs for 2016 have been funded.