Migration is a response to challenges, risk and opportunities.
- The reasons for migration
- Migration through history
- effects of migration on communities, cultures and individuals.
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- On this UNHCR Teaching About Refugees page you can find free-of-charge and adaptable UNHCR teaching materials on refugees, asylum, migration and statelessness and a section dedicated to professional development and guidance for primary and secondary school teachers on including refugee children in their classes.
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Population and migration
The world population is growing rapidly. Environmental and economic factors affect population density, distribution and structure. Migration has positive and negative effects on a country or area.
- This report documents the first comprehensive analysis in almost a decade of the impact of migration on our key economic indicators and the verdict is conclusive: migration is central toAustralia’s future prosperity.
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