Presentation on theme: "Forced Migration Refugees. Forced Migration Major forced migrations in the 1980s and 1990s are Rwanda, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Chechnya. UNHCR."— Presentation transcript:
Forced Migration Major forced migrations in the 1980s and 1990s are Rwanda, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Chechnya. UNHCR estimated26 million in1996 A refugee is defined as “someone who has a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion or political belief”
Refugees Mixed migration I.e. not age or sex selective Refugees experience loss of relatives and property and experience hostility in receiving country
Consequences of migration Refugees can add to local problems such as food shortage. They can bring disease Resentment from locals Environmental problems caused by influx of people
Answer these questions What is the difference between voluntary and forced migration For a named example of each describe the push and the pull factors For each example describe the effects on the donor and the host country. Explain why migrants often do not want to leave their new country.