Essay On Being A Refugee

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A refugee is a person who has been forced to leave their home country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. There are many different types of refugees, these include refugees who are escaping war, social discrimination, racial discrimination, religious persecution, those who are seeking aid after a natural disaster, political unrest, and those who fear for their lives and the lives of their family. These people are given refugee status and are placed in designated refugee camps across the country where they are supposed to be cared for and educated, but this is not happening. Many of the countries only provide shelter for the refugees but do not provide the rest of the basic needs. There are many factors that contribute to a person becoming a refugee these include war, famine, racial prejudice, religion, harassment or torture due to political views, nationality, and natural disaster. There are many different types of war that could cause a person to become a refugee these include…show more content…
These are all things that people in refugee camps around the world could only dream of. Unfortunately we cannot help all of the refugees in the world, but if we can help just a few it will make a difference. We can help out by providing funds to organisations like the UN and also by raising awareness for the refugees. We can also educate our children about the conditions that the refugees have to live in and how they can raise awareness and support for the cause. These are all viable ways to raise awareness for the refugees, but that does not guarantee that they will be helped. It only puts your mind at ease about their situation and that you have helped them. One practical way to raise awareness for the refugees is to volunteer to help out in the
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