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Relief efforts were made such provisions for camps etcetera.
Lack of co-ordination and coherence caused by excessive numbers of refugees in Macedonia and Albania led to desperate overcrowding, unpleasant conditions, threats of diseases, and threats for the welfare of the refugees.
Refugee crises have increasingly become a problem in today’s modern day society.
There are several reasons that have contributed to this situation namely global inequalities, people fleeing persecution and regimes, people fleeing from violence and outbreak of wars.Recent examples include the Kosovan refugees who were forced from their homes by the conflict with the Balkans; Columbian refugees on exile due to drug syndicates; genocide in Rwanda; Afghan, Iraq and Iran refugees fleeing regimes etcetera.The results of these are that many and thousands of refugees will seek protection from the Western society and their neighbouring countries.The sangatte camp was previously a warehouse for equipments during the construction of the Eurotunnel which was later converted into a camp to hold refugees.The effect of this was that many began to target the tunnel itself hiding and boarding trains heading for Britain and other European Countries.Mass illegal immigration began to the United Kingdom of which the Eurotunnel prevented 18, 500 of them from reaching Britain between January 2001 to June 2001.In January 2001, gangs of Romanians were detained for tampering with railway signals to stop trains so that they and other asylum seekers could climb aboard the trains.You can view samples of our professional work here.Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of UK Essays.In June 2000, the UK proposed a major overhaul of the 1951 Refugee Convention.Measures and actions such as these lead to nationals of European Countries becoming increasingly xenophobic and hostile.