Slide Show: The World’s Biggest Refugee Hot Zones

BY Talea Miller  June 21, 2011 at 12:03 PM EST

More than 80 percent of the world’s 15.4 million refugees are hosted in some of the world’s poorest countries, according to new 2010 data released this week by the U.N. High Commission on Refugees.

Driven from their homes by violence and poverty, refugees and people displaced within their own countries are vulnerable populations that have a major impact on the communities they settle in. Where are the largest refugee populations from and where are they going? Find out in the slide show below.