This Powerful Video Explains What It Actually Means to Be a ‘Refugee’


About 60 million people around the world have been forced to leave their homes to escape war and violence. Those people are refugees, meaning people that seek shelter outside their own country. But what does that term actually mean?


Benedetta Berti and Evelien Borgman explain what that word really means in this powerful five-minute TED video.



WE SAID THIS: With Donald Trump’s recent ban on people from seven Muslim nations, the Syrian refugee crisis is greater than ever. All of us need to stand together with our brothers and sisters, and fight this.