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What is a Refugee?
Canada's Refugee History
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TED: What does it mean to be a refugee? site description for TED: What does it mean to be a refugee?
This video explains what the term 'refugee' means. Learn about those who are Internally Displaced Persons and others that are referred to as refugees. What does 'refugee' really mean? 
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-refugee-benedetta-berti-and-evelien-borgman

 
TED A Syrian Refugee's Story site description for TED A Syrian Refugee's Story
In this 19-minute video, a Syrian refugee describes his journey to Canada. He was granted asylum and now lives in Canada where he counsels newly arrived Syrian refugee families. He describes the new reality of the refugees. 
https://ed.ted.com/featured/zXXUME8w

 
Canadian Council for Refugees: Glossary site description for Canadian Council for Refugees: Glossary
This organization provides a glossary for those trying to understand the many different terms to describe immigrants and refugees. 
http://ccrweb.ca/en/glossary

 
An Overview of Immigrants and Refugees in Canada site description for An Overview of Immigrants and Refugees in Canada
This page from the Canadian Pediatric Society's Caring for Kids New to Canada offers descriptions of the many different categories of immigrants that Canada accepts. 
http://www.kidsnewtocanada.ca/care/overview

 
DK Find Out: What is a Refugee? site description for DK Find Out: What is a Refugee?
This is a simple student-friendly explanation of refugee and asylum. Scroll down to learn more about World Refugee Day. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/more-find-out/what-is-refugee/

 
National Geographic: Refugee site description for National Geographic: Refugee
This article provides an definition of "refugee" and a brief history of refugees. Learn about different categoris of refugee status and some key moments in American history. 
http://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/refugee/

 
UN Refugee Agency - Who We Help site description for UN Refugee Agency - Who We Help
The UNCHR offers descriptions of those who need their help: refugees, internally displaced persons, stateless persons. 
http://www.unhcr.ca/what-we-do/who-we-help/
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