Refugee: a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. (From French word - to flee)
1) Define each of these words: - Asylum, Internally displaced, Refugee, Persecution
2) What are the top three countries that refugees come from?
3) How many children are displaced without their parents?
4) With such a large number or people being displaced around the world (approx 63 million!) why is it important that we focus on individual stories?
So why should we care?