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    Refugee One

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    The High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has two branches; the Division of Operational Services and the Division of International Protection Services. It determines “refugee status” and advocates and seeks solutions for the refugees. A main piece of legislation is the Refugee Act of 1980, with a main goal of bringing the United States into compliance with international…

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    Refugee Camps

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    Ever since the beginning of time, humans have the need for shelter and safety. Architectural theoreticians like Vitruvius and Marc-Antoine Laugier describe the primitive hut as the origin of architecture. When we look at the standardised model for refugee camps, we see tents – mostly offered by humanitarian organizations – arranged in the form of a grid. The camp is organised hierarchically. It consists of different districts, each subdivided into smaller neighbourhoods. Districts are separated…

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    The Happiest Refugee

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    The Happiest refugee, by Ahn Do, is a memoir which tells the story of his family, his life before and after fleeing war-torn Vietnam, and his dramatic journey through pirate-infested waters. Did you know that refugees contribute an average of $10 billion to the Australian economy in their first 10 years of settlement? Illegal immigrants don't come to Australia to commit crime; they come here to escape war-torn countries such as Iraq,Syria and historically, Vietnam. Despite this, the majority of…

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    Refugee Crisis In Syria

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    months social media and television have been bombarding us about the war in Syria and the refugee crisis that has occurred because of it. This bombardment is important, because without it, many would have no idea what was going on in Syria. Many Syrians have been displaced from their homes in the past four years since the Syrian civil war started and are struggling to find a place to live. European countries have been doing as much as they can to accept refuges, and to give them a fresh start.…

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    Victorian Refugee Health

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    Date of Submission: 12/09/14 Abstract Majority of refugees and asylum seekers spend their time in refugee camps before resettling to a host country. Condition at the camp can cause detrimental effects and can affect their mental and physical health. For majority of the refugees resettled, not much information is know about their health required beyond a health history taken upon entry (Morris, Popper, Rodwell, Brodine & Brouwer, 2009). Introduction: Victoria has as…

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    A refugee is someone living outside the U.S who has experienced persecution or fears persecution due to race, ideology, or group affiliation. Before any refugee arrives in the U.S, the president must issue a Presidential Determination outlining the number of refugees to admit in the next fiscal year. In order for their cases to be reviewed, refuges must receive a referral to U.S Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). This referral can only come from the United Nations Refugee Agency. They are then…

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    laid out implies that the two children are evacuees because of the dirt all over them, and the sign in the background reads “UN Refugee Agency.” In Syria there has been a great deal of conflict, and many children are being exposed to world issues that no child should ever experience. The two children are refugees from Syria, and they are portrayed as though they have just arrived at the camp. Their faces look tired and sad. Although you cannot see the little girls face, the way her hands are…

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    As of December 2014, there were over fifty-nine million forcibly displaced people around the globe. Over nineteen million were classified as refugees. A refugee is described as a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. Refugees are often undeservingly forced to face problematic disasters and challenges in their quest for a better life. Fortunately, most of these people gain qualities such as courage, bravery and compassion on…

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    enough money to spend, however, not completely satisfy with her profession, however, she told she does not have any regrets feelings after coming to the U.S. She also does not have any social interaction with other communities besides Nepalese, Bhutanese, and some Indians because of the cultural and language variations. The question about the suicidal ideation of the Bhutanese refugee’s she said it varies by the person’s mentality. Some people are doing great and some people are going under…

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    THE WORST TAUGHT ME THE BEST Triggered by the ethnic cleansing policy in Bhutan, my parents fled the country. I was born and raised in a Bhutanese refugee camp in Nepal. I still remember the nights in the refugee camp when we slept without eating anything because there was simply nothing to eat. Our family, like most others in the refugee camp, relied on aids provided by different humanitarian agencies. We also relied on the kindness of local people who would sometimes give us clothes. The…

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