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The Tide of Humanity

It’s been described as a tragedy of biblical proportions. The plight of people seeking asylum in Europe has dominated the news for months. Faced with the biggest refugee crisis since World War Two, Europe’s governments have appeared woefully unprepared. But what about the impact on those most likely to work with those seeking sanctuary? PSW asked BASW members for their views on the refugee crisis, what it means for social work and how the profession can meet the challenges.