Causes of Refugees By Chanel & Nicole
People forced to leave their country and seek refuge due to persecution based on race, nationality, religion, ethnicity.
Ethnic Conflict • Arab-Israeli Conflict in Palestine
Human Rights Violations Poverty
People who have been forced to leave their homes due to an environmental disruption, e.g. natural disaster, that jeopardised their existence or seriously affected their quality of life.
A person displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters. Such disasters result from incremental and rapid ecological change. • Droughts • Desertification • Rising sea levels • Extreme weather events
Desertification • Process in which fertile land becomes desert, deforestation, or inappropriate architecture.
Extreme weather events • Bushfires • Cyclones • Tornados • Extreme rain • Heat waves • Floods • Dust storms • Severe weather • Winter weather