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A refugee is any person who is or has been persecuted for their race, religion, nationality, political opinion and who is outside their home country and unable to return to it. Refugees leave their home countries for a variety of different reasons and often travel in very difficult circumstances to reach a safe country. Sometimes they might be able to take some belongings with them while at other times they might not.
Download this resource to think about the different cultures that refugees’ carry with them to their new homes.