Causes And Effects Of Refugees

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The word “refugee” is been defined as “ a person who has escaped from their own country for political, religious, or economic reasons or because of war.” (Cambridge University Press, n.d.). Even though they are also considered as migrants, they cannot go back or stay in their country of origin anymore. Race, religion, politics, economics wars and natural disasters are reasons for people to becoming refugees. Moving to a new place causes refugees to face some difficulties, such as language and education and the mental health. However, setting up schools and organizations and providing special working positions for refugees may help them to overcome these problems.

First of all, when refugees get in to a new country they immediately meet language
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As an illustration, the trauma causes by tsunami or earthquake may lead people who undergo it to feel inconsolable because of the losing on family members and damaging on dwelling. According to the information from Mindframe National Media Initiative, “the metal health problems that refugees and asylum seekers may experience are anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and chronic grief” (Mindframe National Media Initiative, n.d.). Based on the report from the Government of Western Australia Mental Health Commission, refugees undergo resettlement, loss of family and social support, unemployment, isolation from others and language barriers can cause refugees’ mental health at risk (Government of Western Australian Mental Health Commision, …show more content…
By providing proper lesson sections for refugees may also help them to adapted into a new area easily. As an illustration, Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program, which was set up by The Australian Government, who takes responsibility and provides initial settlement assistance to refugees, to help refugees with their needs. The Australian Government provides funding for states to open some adult and school programs for refugees to learn English (The ESL Unit, 2008). Schools in the Dadaab Refugee Camps not only teach refugees children about languages, they also provided some social, health and hygiene knowledge (UNICEF, n.d.). The article from the United for Children organization said it is important for refugee children to get education because “with education these children can learn about a new kind of life, and have hope in such desolate circumstances. They can learn that along with their peers they are the future of Somali society.” (UNICEF,

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