Migration and Mobility PT 5<br />1<br />
Refugees & IDPs<br />Refugee<br />“.. A person who is outside the country of his[/her] nationality…because he[/she] has or...
Refugees & IDPs<br />IDPs – Internally Displaced Persons<br />are unable to leave their country of nationality and typical...
Refugees & IDPs<br />Canada & US have long histories of accepting refugees<br />Canada = about 25,000 per year<br />US = a...
Refugees & IDPs<br />Source: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics , 2004.<br />5<br />
Refugees & IDPs<br />Source: Citizen and Immigration Statistics Canada, 2006.<br />6<br />
Refugees & IDPs<br />7<br />
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Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />After September 11<br />MDCs are revisiting refugee policies<br />Increasing wor...
Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />Poverty<br />Tensions<br />Violence<br />Potential for political instability<br ...
Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />Forced displacement of people can perpetuate political instability<br />12<br />
Migration and Mobility PT 6<br />13<br />
Internal Migration<br />Rural to urban<br />Manifest destiny in the US<br />Westward movement in Brazil<br />Northwestward...
Internal Migration<br />US<br />http://pewsocialtrends.org/maps/migration/<br />Pew Center has Interactive Maps – Link is ...
Rural to Urban Migration<br />Drives urbanization<br />Urbanization<br />An increase in the number of urban dwellers<br />...
Percent Urban Population<br />Percent of the population living in urban areas is usually higher in MDCs than in LDCs.<br /...
Large Cities<br />Cities with 2 million or more people. Most of the largest cities are now in LDCs.<br />18<br />
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The World’s 30 Largest Metro Areas, 1950, 1980, 2010<br />20<br />
Urbanization byMajor World Regions, 2000<br />21<br />
Percent Urban by Region<br />Although under half of the people in most less developed regions are urban, Latin America and...
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Migration And Mobility Pt 5

  1. 1. Migration and Mobility PT 5<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Refugees & IDPs<br />Refugee<br />“.. A person who is outside the country of his[/her] nationality…because he[/she] has or had well-founded fear of persecution…and is unable or, because of such fear, is unwilling to avail him[her]self of the protection of the government of the country of his [her] nationality<br />11.5 million<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Refugees & IDPs<br />IDPs – Internally Displaced Persons<br />are unable to leave their country of nationality and typically cannot avail themselves of the services of international agencies for protection and assistance<br />They face an uncertain future<br />25 million<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Refugees & IDPs<br />Canada & US have long histories of accepting refugees<br />Canada = about 25,000 per year<br />US = about 75,000 per year<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Refugees & IDPs<br />Source: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics , 2004.<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Refugees & IDPs<br />Source: Citizen and Immigration Statistics Canada, 2006.<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Refugees & IDPs<br />7<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />
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  10. 10. Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />After September 11<br />MDCs are revisiting refugee policies<br />Increasing world population growth<br />Conflict<br />Ideology<br />Land<br />Resources<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />Poverty<br />Tensions<br />Violence<br />Potential for political instability<br />More displaced persons<br />LDCs reluctant to take refugees<br />Implications<br />Economic<br />Political <br />Social<br />MDCs won’t take more<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Refugees & IDPs<br />Emerging issues<br />Forced displacement of people can perpetuate political instability<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Migration and Mobility PT 6<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Internal Migration<br />Rural to urban<br />Manifest destiny in the US<br />Westward movement in Brazil<br />Northwestward movement in Canada<br />Northward movement in Australia<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Internal Migration<br />US<br />http://pewsocialtrends.org/maps/migration/<br />Pew Center has Interactive Maps – Link is also in Module 6 right up top.<br />Westward and coastward<br />South and Southwest<br />Sunbelt<br />Rural Renaissance<br />Counter urbanization<br />1970s<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Rural to Urban Migration<br />Drives urbanization<br />Urbanization<br />An increase in the number of urban dwellers<br />An increase in the % of urban dwellers<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Percent Urban Population<br />Percent of the population living in urban areas is usually higher in MDCs than in LDCs.<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Large Cities<br />Cities with 2 million or more people. Most of the largest cities are now in LDCs.<br />18<br />
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  20. 20. The World’s 30 Largest Metro Areas, 1950, 1980, 2010<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Urbanization byMajor World Regions, 2000<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Percent Urban by Region<br />Although under half of the people in most less developed regions are urban, Latin America and the Middle East have urban percentages comparable to MDCs.<br />22<br />

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