Trend and Pattern of Arab Refugees in the Arab World

Mohammad Sajid
Archana Kumari Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

Every year millions of men, women and children flee from their own homeland due to war, violence,which have overtaken their land. The issues of refugee from Arab countries has gained wide coverage in the world. However the country of origin, from where refugee belongs is less explored .Based on the data of United Nation High Commissioner Refugee from 1976- 2013 and Central Intelligence Agency. This study examine the trends and pattern of refugee in Arab countries since 1976 as well as their Ethnic and Political diversity with refugee issues. We found that diversity create the conflict.Conflict creates the threat that leads the bloodshed of humanity. This study shows, increased pattern of refugees from Palestine, Iraq Syria and Somalia while migrating to Europe and Asia. Another aspect of the study is refugee acceptances from the 1970s to 2013 within the Arab world accepted due to similarities about the culture and religion.

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 Presented in Session 7. Migration & Urbanization