These are particularly tough times for people in vulnerable areas. Since World War II, the number of refugees and internally displaced people has never been higher. Thankfully, the well-being of these vulnerable people is a significant issue for various faith-based humanitarian organizations. These organizations do everything in their power to alleviate the suffering of refugees by coming up with multiple ways of meeting their day to day needs, with sustainability in mind.Record number of refugeesA record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, according to a recent report by the UN refugee agency. The estimated figure for the end of 2017 is an increase of 300,000 on the previous year. Of the 65.6 million, 22.5 million are refugees, 40.3 million are displaced in their own country, and 2.8 million are seeking asylum.Most refugees come from war-torn Syria with 5.5 million people who were forced to flee their homes. From Afghanistan, there are 2.5 million;and 1.4 million people have fled South Sudan due to inhabitable conditions. The millions of refugees are mostly hosted in the region with Turkey hosting 2.9 million, Pakistan 1.4 million and Lebanon 1 million.