Read the statistical publications by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on permanent and temporary residents in 2015.
Visit the UNHCR’s website to get a snapshot of the statistics related to the number of people forced to flee their homes annually.
Read this United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees report that discusses global trends, regional summaries and ways to safeguard/respond/support human rights.
Read this detailed United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugee annual report that highlights the trends and populations of concern by region and category.
Watch these videos developed by UNHCR that put a human face to the statistics related to the number of people forced to leave their homes.
Read this report produced by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership that outlines the history of refugee resettlement, Canadian refugee policy, and misconceptions about refugees.
Watch these videos that highlight the human face of the refugee experience.
Refugee mental health
Read this document produced by the Canadian Institute of Child Health that outlines the key general health and mental health trends of children and youth in Canada.
Read this short article released by the Canadian Council of Refugees that outlines concerns regarding refugee mental health and ten recommended directions for Canada.
View this report, published by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that addresses the mental health of recent immigrants and refugees using data from the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada.
Read this detailed report developed by the World Health Organization that outlines the multiple facets that are important when supporting refugee mental health.
Read this report developed by the World Psychiatric Association that outlines trends, common disorders, the role of culture and pathways to care in relation to refugee mental health.