Flashcards on Refugee Crisis and Migration Patterns

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What is a refugee?

A person who has been forced to leave their home country due to persecution, war, or violence.

What are push factors in migration?

Factors that compel individuals to leave their home country, such as poverty, war, and political instability.

What are pull factors in migration?

Factors that attract individuals to move to a new country, such as economic opportunities, political stability, and freedom.

Which country hosts the highest number of refugees globally?

Turkey

What is the difference between a refugee and an asylum seeker?

A refugee has already been granted asylum, while an asylum seeker is still seeking official refugee status.

What is the Geneva Convention?

A set of international laws and protocols that establish the rights and protection of refugees.

Which country experienced a significant increase in refugees due to the Syrian Civil War?

Lebanon

What is the concept of 'brain drain' in migration?

The emigration of highly skilled individuals from their home country to seek better opportunities abroad.

What is the UNHCR?

The United Nations Refugee Agency, responsible for protecting and assisting refugees worldwide.

What are some challenges faced by refugees in their host countries?

Language barriers, discrimination, lack of access to healthcare and education, and limited job opportunities.

What are some potential economic benefits of migration?

Increased labor supply, cultural diversity, and remittances sent back to the home country.

Which region has the highest number of internally displaced persons (IDPs)?

Africa

What is the difference between migration and forced displacement?

Migration is voluntary movement, while forced displacement involves leaving one's home involuntarily due to external factors.

What is xenophobia?

An intense fear or dislike of foreigners or strangers.

What is the concept of 'chain migration'?

The process by which immigrants bring their family members or relatives to live in the same country.

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What is the difference between a refugee and an asylum seeker?



Which country hosts the highest number of refugees globally?



What is the UNHCR?



What are some challenges faced by refugees in their host countries?



What is the Geneva Convention?



What is the concept of 'brain drain' in migration?



What are some potential economic benefits of migration?



What is the concept of 'chain migration'?



What is xenophobia?



What are push factors in migration?



What is the difference between migration and forced displacement?




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