If there was a desperate individual at your doorstep pleading for help, would you ignore them? Well, many nations do every day. The matter of refugees and displaced persons has become a rising issue in society today. As the media has indicated, in the past year alone, there has been a vast influx of refugees and displaced persons attempting to settle in foreign nations. Although these individuals hope for help and understanding, they are often met with hesitation and contempt when entering foreign countries. Rather than this, all nations should work together to aid these individuals in every way possible and enforce the responsibilities of ------ the United Nations set forth in 1946.
Every year, thousands of people leave their country or relocate within different regions. However, refugees and displaced persons are not your conventional immigrants. Refugees and displaced persons are often forced from their home due to unjust persecution, war, or natural disasters and seek asylum in foreign countries.…show more content… In the past 5 years, at least 15 hostile conflicts have arisen in the African regions of Libya and Mali, the Middle Eastern regions of Syria and Iraq, and the Asian regions of Kyrgyzstan and Myamar. Those who do not share the same views or beliefs as the hostiles are often targeted and killed. To evade danger and in most cases death, at least ------ individuals have risked their lives to flee their homes in the past 5 years. More than --- have died in an attempt to seek safety, while the remaining individuals have found themselves in surrounding regions and underdeveloped countries incapable of properly assisting