Refugee are ordinary people who lived through extra ordinary times, in the country they live in conflicts and persecutions have put them on risks. They have no other choice but to flew and leave the country to seek safety this means leaving a lot behind one of the hardest decision a person can ever take.
Refugees are no longer in their own country and have crossed at least one border on going conflict may put them on risk if they return or they are at risk of persecution because of their nationality, race or basically they are associated with the religion a social group or a political opinion.
Some get jailed or harmed physically or mentally. They often flew with no more than the clothes in their bags and leave behind their everyday life. They may lose their homes, savings their career and often their family and loved ones.
There are many international laws to protect refugees, refugees cannot be sent back to their countries if it put them on risks. Countries have legal obligations to let refugee in and protect them but even in the safe country life as a refugee can be daunting.