As the global refugee crisis grows, with 65.6 million persons displaced today, the need for rehabilitative care grows as well. The number of refugees who have survived torture is staggering: according to CVT’s research, up to 44 percent of refugees in the United States have survived torture. This is as many as 1.3 million people, a number larger than the entire population of Dallas. In 2016, CVT rebuilt the lives and restored the hope of well over 23,000 survivors and family members across the globe – a large number, but merely a drop in the vast ocean of people in need.
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