Term information

Term: refugees

Term details for 'refugees'

People who have fled their countries owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted, and are unable to return.

Broader terms
Narrower terms
asylum seekers, unaccompanied refugee children
Related terms
homeless people, migration, survivors

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