Read the materials above. Answer the following questions in complete sentences in your notebook. 1. Where are the majority of the Syrian refugees? 2. Why are Syria's neighbors having difficulty providing for the refugees? 3. How do captive civilians escape the clutches of ISIS? Who assists in the escape? 4. Are the actions of ISIS a genocide, given the facts?—provide supporting evidence for either yes or no. 5. Why is the destruction of ancient sites by ISIS considered cultural cleansing? 6. What are specific artifacts/structures being destroyed by ISIS? 7. Why does ISIS destroy ancient buildings and artifacts? 8. What is the difference between ISIS and al Qaeda, and why does it important in the defeat of ISIS? 9. Why is it important to distinguish between Islam and extreme Islamists like ISIS?
Today, you are responsible for beginning your work on the Refugee Camp Project. Look at the directions. For tomorrow, you are responsible for: 1. Location: Where is your refugee camp going to be? Look around at the various refugee camp locations around the world and choose one (Refugee numbers, Refugee camps, Refugee locations). Choose a location that houses a high number of refugees or internally displaced peoples (Kenya, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Burma, Thailand, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Gaza Strip, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, India). Once you choose a location, you'll have to describe the geography and climate of that area, because this will impact the needs of your refugee camp. You also must take into consideration the religion and ethnicity of your refugees (a camp of Christians might look different from a camp of Muslims, for instance). Your aid organization: Include the international aid organization that you built the brochure for. How does this organization help at the refugee camp?, the 10Cs: Explain how at least 5 of the 10Cs are addressed at the refugee camp—be specific, and what you feel is the greatest importance for your refugee camp explained (with specific examples). March 18, 2016 (10 points). This should be typed in Notability and ready to be presented.
Milo will not be in class period 3. Please refer to the Middle East handout (see below) and complete the map section, including both the labeling of countries and the labeling of religions. You will place the document in Notability to complete the work. By the way, if you can't get the map I provide you into Notability, feel free to find a blank map online to save into Notability. You can do it! I believe in you! Yay!
Refugee camp presentations and discussion of refugees and ISIS from Wednesday.