Pacific island countries have called for help in dealing with refugees at a major UN gathering in New York.
They've given delegates to the refugee and migrant summit a glimpse of their own experiences and say countries need to co-operate more.
Sally Round reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 20, 2016 in New York City. According to the UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon, the most pressing matter to be discussed at the General Assembly is the world's refugee crisis.
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