This Pin illustrates the similarities of the struggle that both the Vietnamese Boat People and the recent Syrian Refugees faced fleeing their native countries.   This Pin drives home the reality of the desparation that refugees face and the risks they are willing to take to flee their current situation.  It is a sad reality that things have not changed much in the world since the waves of Vietnamese Boat Refugees.

This Pin illustrates the similarities of the struggle that both the Vietnamese Boat People and the recent Syrian Refugees faced fleeing their native countries. This Pin drives home the reality of the desparation that refugees face and the risks they are willing to take to flee their current situation. It is a sad reality that things have not changed much in the world since the waves of Vietnamese Boat Refugees.

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The flag of South Vietnam served as South Vietnam national flag between 1948 and 1975 . The flag is no longer officially used in Vietnam today, but is still shown by many exiled Vietnamese, especially in the US. (see also: Boat People) .The flag was originally inspired by Emperor Thành Thái in 1890,[1] and was revived by Lê Văn Đệ and re-adopted by Emperor Bảo Đại in 1948.[2] It was the flag of the former State of Vietnam (the French-controlled areas in both Northern and Southern Vietnam)…

The flag of South Vietnam served as South Vietnam national flag between 1948 and 1975 . The flag is no longer officially used in Vietnam today, but is still shown by many exiled Vietnamese, especially in the US. (see also: Boat People) .The flag was originally inspired by Emperor Thành Thái in 1890,[1] and was revived by Lê Văn Đệ and re-adopted by Emperor Bảo Đại in 1948.[2] It was the flag of the former State of Vietnam (the French-controlled areas in both Northern and Southern Vietnam)…

This image is from the Vietnamese Boat People Memorial Monument Mississauga. It demonstrates the gratefulness of the vietnamese people have for Canada and the Canadian government. This shows the positive impact accepting refugees has on the migrants as well as the show of appreciation.

This image is from the Vietnamese Boat People Memorial Monument Mississauga. It demonstrates the gratefulness of the vietnamese people have for Canada and the Canadian government. This shows the positive impact accepting refugees has on the migrants as well as the show of appreciation.

35 Vietnamese refugees wait to be taken aboard the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19). They are being rescued from a 35 foot fishing boat 350 miles northeast of Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, after spending eight days at sea.

35 Vietnamese refugees wait to be taken aboard the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE They are being rescued from a 35 foot fishing boat 350 miles northeast of Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, after spending eight days at sea.

A long time ago... I spent by birthday on Rawa Island in Malaysia with vietnamese boat people strandad out at sea.

Tioman Island - land of Nemo fish and unspoiled Jurassic Park-like features

Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://flic.kr/p/r5L61D | Vietnamese Boat People - Thuyền nhân VN | source: Vietnamese Boat People Monument – Westminster, California lost-at-sea-memorials.com/?p=1006

https://flic.kr/p/r5L61D | Vietnamese Boat People - Thuyền nhân VN | source: Vietnamese Boat People Monument – Westminster, California lost-at-sea-memorials.com/?p=1006

This Pin summarizes the gratitude still felt by Vietnamese refugees who were welcomed by Canada.  It has been quite some time since the Vietnamese Boat People landed on Canada's shores.  It is uplifting to see that they are still very grateful forvthe kindness shown by Canadians and the Canadian Government quite some time ago.

This Pin summarizes the gratitude still felt by Vietnamese refugees who were welcomed by Canada. It has been quite some time since the Vietnamese Boat People landed on Canada's shores. It is uplifting to see that they are still very grateful forvthe kindness shown by Canadians and the Canadian Government quite some time ago.

Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Pin addresses the mental health challenges faced by refugees such as the Vietnamese Boat People in their time and how these challenges are faced by Canada's most recent refugees.  The challenges of mental health persists because the challenges all refugees face are similar.  It is troubling that there is a huge lack of resourcing to address this facet of integration.

The Pin addresses the mental health challenges faced by refugees such as the Vietnamese Boat People in their time and how these challenges are faced by Canada's most recent refugees. The challenges of mental health persists because the challenges all refugees face are similar. It is troubling that there is a huge lack of resourcing to address this facet of integration.

Vietname Boat People Memorial - Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vietname Boat People Memorial - Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

April 1975 South China Sea....Crewmen of the amphibious cargo ship USS Durham (LKA-114) take Vietnamese refugees aboard a small... - NARA - 558518 - Vietnamese boat people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

More details South China Sea - crewmen of the amphibious cargo ship USS Durham take Vietnamese refugees aboard a small craft April 1975

This video is an excellent example of the ongoing trend by Vietnamese refugees giving back by helping recent refugees who have been resettled in Canada.  It is wonderful to see this role reversal situation as Vietnamese Canadians demonstrate their generosity and kindness to Canada's newest refugees.  This is an excellent example of how refugees actively and positively contribute to Canadian society.

This video is an excellent example of the ongoing trend by Vietnamese refugees giving back by helping recent refugees who have been resettled in Canada. It is wonderful to see this role reversal situation as Vietnamese Canadians demonstrate their generosity and kindness to Canada's newest refugees. This is an excellent example of how refugees actively and positively contribute to Canadian society.

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Vietnamese boat people flee Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon in 1975

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