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JUDITH KERR
AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR AND CREATOR OF 'MOG' AND 'THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA', FLED GERMANY TO THE UK IN
1936
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ALEK WEK
SUPERMODEL AND REFUGEE CAMPAIGNER, FLED CIVIL WAR IN SUDAN AND ARRIVED IN THE UK IN
1991
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GULWALI PASSARLAY
AUTHOR, TEDX SPEAKER AND STUDENT, FLED AFGHANISTAN AND HAS STUDIED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER SINCE
2013
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MICHAEL MARKS
CO-FOUNDER OF MARKS & SPENCER, FLED THE POGROMS IN POLAND IN
1882
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DAME STEPHANIE SHIRLEY
COMPUTER PIONEER AND PHILANTHROPIST, ARRIVED IN THE UK AS PART OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT IN
1939
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PROFESSOR WALTER HAYMAN
MATHEMATICIAN, FLED GERMANY AND HAS WORKED AT IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON SINCE
1956
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RITA ORA
SINGER AND ACTRESS, FLED THE WAR IN KOSOVO AND FOUND REFUGE IN THE UK IN
1991
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MELODY HOSSAINI
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR AND SPEAKER, FLED IRAN AND GRADUATED FROM OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY IN
2006
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FISH & CHIPS
BRITISH INSTITUTION: FRIED FISH BROUGHT TO THE UK BY JEWISH REFUGEES AND FIRST SOLD WITH CHIPS BY JOSEPH MALIN FROM
1860
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RAMI ANIS
SWIMMER, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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JAMES NYANG CHIENGJIEK
TRACK ATHLETE, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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YONAS KINDE
MARATHON RUNNER AND TAXI DRIVER, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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ANJELINA NADA LOHALITH
TRACK ATHLETE, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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PAULO AMOTUN LOKORO
TRACK ATHLETE, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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YOLANDE BUKASA MABIKA
JUDOKA, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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YUSRA MARDINI
SWIMMER AND STUDENT, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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POPOLE MISENGA
JUDOKA, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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YIECH PUR BIEL
TRACK ATHLETE, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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ROSE NATHIKE LOKONYEN
TRACK ATHLETE, COMPETED AS PART OF THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM AT THE RIO OLYMPICS
2016
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FREDDIE MERCURY
SINGER, SONGWRITER, PRODUCER AND LEAD VOCALIST OF QUEEN, FLED ZANZIBAR TO THE UK IN
1964

Resources


Inform

Below are a number of websites that contain additional factual information about refugees.

Refugee Council – Facts about seeking asylum in the UK
International Organisation of Migration – Facts about migration
United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) – Facts and figures about refugees globally and in the UK
Information Centre About Refugees and Migrants (ICAR)
Migration Observatory – Research and analysis about migrants, including refugees and asylum seekers, with a focus on the UK and Europe

Educate

The UN Refugee Agency website has a number of educational resources aimed at school aged children

Act

You can also find ways to support refugees in your local area with this interactive map.