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Instructions

Find the word or phrase from Column B that most closely matches the word in Column A.

Column A Column B
1. _____ detention (a) People who have fled their homeland may seek this in another country
2. _____ children (b) Often the first place that refugees stop are refugee ____________
3. _____ persecution (c) Ongoing harassment and oppressive treatment
4. _____ visa (d) Over 80% of the world’s refugees are women and ____________
5. _____ refugee (e) Asylum seekers who arrive without papers are often placed in ____________
6. _____ resettlement (f) A person who has fled their homeland because of persecution
7. _____ smuggler (g) A person who illegally moves people to another country for profit
8. _____ camps (h) Refugees may arrive on foot, by ____________, or by plane
9. _____ abuse (i) Poor treatment or violence
10. ____ refoulement (j) Government approval for people to enter, stay, work or study in a country
11. ____ trauma (k) A trip or distance travelled
12. ____ protection (l) Legal and physical safety provided to refugees by another country
13. ____ journey (m) The movement of refugees to a country where they can live permanently
14. ____ asylum (n) The forced return of a refugee back to their homeland
15. ____ boat (o) An emotional shock or injury which has lasting effects on a person

Solution

Column A Column B
1. __e__ detention (a) People who have fled their homeland may seek this in another country
2. __d__ children (b) Often the first place that refugees stop are refugee ____________
3. __c__ persecution (c) Ongoing harassment and oppressive treatment
4. __j__ visa (d) Over 80% of the world’s refugees are women and ____________
5. __f__ refugee (e) Asylum seekers who arrive without papers are often placed in ____________
6. __m_ resettlement (f) A person who has fled their homeland because of persecution
7. __g__ smuggler (g) A person who illegally moves people to another country for profit
8. __b__ camps (h) Refugees may arrive on foot, by ____________, or by plane
9. __i__ abuse (i) Poor treatment or violence
10. __n__ refoulement (j) Government approval for people to enter, stay, work or study in a country
11. __o__ trauma (k) A trip or distance travelled
12. __l__ protection (l) Legal and physical safety provided to refugees by another country
13. __k__ journey (m) The movement of refugees to a country where they can live permanently
14. __a__ asylum (n) The forced return of a refugee back to their homeland
15. __h__ boat (o) An emotional shock or injury which has lasting effects on a person

 

References

Roads to refuge. Refugees in Australia, The Centre for Refugee Research UNSW et al, 2003.
The Macquarie Concise Dictionary, The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd, 1996.