That crisis involves the lives of tens of thousands of Sudanese, mostly young men, fleeing their own country to seek protection in another; protection to which they have a right under the 1951 International Refugee Convention, to which all European countries, including the UK, are signatories.
Why are people displaced in South Sudan?
The number of internally displaced people has risen from 76,000 at the onset of the conflict in 2013 to 2 million as of 2019. The major cause of relocation of people has been the ethnic conflict. The major stakeholders in this ethnic conflict are the SPLA, with a Dinka majority, and SPLA-IO, with Nuer majority.
Why did Refugees leave?
Some migrants leave their country because they want to work, study or join family, for example. Others feel they must leave because of poverty, political unrest, gang violence, natural disasters or other serious circumstances that exist there.
How many refugees live in Sudan?
Refugees of Sudan
|approximately 40.2 million|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Sudan||3,200,000 (internally displaced)|
What are the top 5 refugee hosting countries?
In 2019, more than two-thirds of all refugees came from just five countries: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. Syria has been the main country of origin for refugees since 2014 and at the end of 2019, there were 6.6 million Syrian refugees hosted by 126 countries worldwide.
What is the main problem with refugees?
distance and lack of communication with families in the home country and/ or countries of asylum (particularly if/where the family remains in a conflict situation) ongoing mental health issues due to trauma, including survivor guilt. financial difficulties. visa insecurity (temporary visa holders)
What is the largest group of refugees in the world?
Syria. Over 25% of the total global refugee population are part of the global diaspora in the wake of the 10-year Syrian crisis. As of mid-2020, 6.6 million Syrians have sought refuge, primarily in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Turkey (which is currently the largest host community for refugees).