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What is the refugee crisis in EU?

What is the refugee crisis in EU?

Between January and August 2021, an estimated 97,000 refugees and migrants arrived in Europe, a 95 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2020. This trend is likely to continue in 2022. The current number includes some 25,000 children, among whom 9,300 are unaccompanied or separated.

What is the refugee crisis simple definition?

A refugee crisis is defined as when many displaced people move from their home country to another, in a difficult or dangerous way. The term refugee crisis can refer to displacement happening in the country of origin, the country of arrival, or to problems and dangers facing refugees whilst they are on the move.

How can the EU solve the refugee crisis?

The European Union (EU) seeks to resolve the refugee problem in the following ways:

  1. Addressing the root causes.
  2. Reception in the region of origin.
  3. Combatting people smuggling.
  4. Strengthening the Schengen Area’s external borders.
  5. Reception and registration of refugees at the EU’s external borders.
  6. Asylum or return.

How bad is the refugee crisis?

This means that one in every 97 people in the world is now forcibly displaced. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the situation has become even more dire. Below, read the main facts and figures of the most pressing refugee crises in 2021.

How is the refugee crisis affecting the world?

In the past decade, the global refugee population has more than doubled. According to the UNHCR, over 84 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes. Among them are over 26.6 million refugees, the highest population on record. 68% of the world’s refugees come from just 5 countries.

What are the impacts of refugees?

Refugees are often perceived as a burden for the host country, putting pressure on public budget and service provision. However, refugees can also contribute to development by providing skills and resources, spurring production capacity and consumption demand.