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1

Why are they refugees?

Dictator Al Assad family refuse to step down triggering civil war. IS taken advantage and tried to make own caliphate state.

2

Where were the refugees going before the EU?

Camps in neighbouring countries (95%) like Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt.

3

How many have fled?

4 million

4

How many are displaced?

1/3

5

Which countries have refused to take any refugees?

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar

6

How did the EU cope?

Badly prepared and could not afford it

7

Which EU countries were most unprepared?

Italy and Greece which was in an economic crisis.

8

What did the UK do in 2014?

Protested against a scheme to rescue drowning refugees, hoping it would deter people.

9

How many migrants is Germany prepared to take?

800,000 initially

10

What impact would all the refugees have on the number of Muslims?

If every refugee was taken, the number of Muslims would only rise from 4% to 5% in EU.

11

What effect does being a refugee have on crime?

They commit less than natives

12

What are Muslim birth rates?

Higher but decrease as they develop with education/contraception

13

What impact do refugees have on the economy?

Pay more taxes than they receive in benefits

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Dictator Al Assad family refuse to step down triggering civil war. IS taken advantage and tried to make own caliphate state.

Why are they refugees?

15

Camps in neighbouring countries (95%) like Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt.

Where were the refugees going before the EU?

16

4 million

How many have fled?

17

1/3

How many are displaced?

18

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar

Which countries have refused to take any refugees?

19

Badly prepared and could not afford it

How did the EU cope?

20

Italy and Greece which was in an economic crisis.

Which EU countries were most unprepared?

20

Italy and Greece which was in an economic crisis.

Which EU countries were most unprepared?

21

Protested against a scheme to rescue drowning refugees, hoping it would deter people.

What did the UK do in 2014?

21

Protested against a scheme to rescue drowning refugees, hoping it would deter people.

What did the UK do in 2014?

22

800,000 initially

How many migrants is Germany prepared to take?

22

800,000 initially

How many migrants is Germany prepared to take?

23

If every refugee was taken, the number of Muslims would only rise from 4% to 5% in EU.

What impact would all the refugees have on the number of Muslims?

24

They commit less than natives

What effect does being a refugee have on crime?

24

They commit less than natives

What effect does being a refugee have on crime?

25

Higher but decrease as they develop with education/contraception

What are Muslim birth rates?

26

Pay more taxes than they receive in benefits

What impact do refugees have on the economy?

26

Pay more taxes than they receive in benefits

What impact do refugees have on the economy?