Background

Understanding the background to  how and why refugees eek refuge in  the UK is important for the host communities and for professionals supporting new arrivals. 

We include useful information from a variety of sources to help provide insight into the refugee journey and experience in the UK.

Videos 

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Other resources

Help that a newly arrived refugee might needRefugee Action, 2015

Community Welcome PlanCitizens UK

Tell it like it is. The truth about Asylum- Refugee Council, 2015

Attitudes to migrants, Communication and Local Leadership. UK country report- COMPAS, 2012.