Before watching the video below think about your experiences:
1. What have you learned about refugees so far
2. What personal experiences have you had with refugees?
Words that come up in the video that might be helpful to know:
"Asylum." Merriam-Webster.com, 2019, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asylum, Accessed 29th Oct, 2019.
"Refoulement." Merriam-Webster.com. 2019, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refoulement, Accessed 29th Oct, 2019.
"Xenophobia." Merriam-Webster.com, 2019, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xenophobia, Accessed 29th Oct, 2019
Take the Quiz.
Do you know the answers to the following questions?
Can you explain the differences between, and common traits of, refugees and migrants?
Think about a family forced to leave their country to flee war. Explain the main obstacles and challenges they may face along the way.
What can ordinary people (like you and me) do to help families and individuals who have become refugees?