Refugee Crisis and Religious Organisations : The approach of Religious Organisations in Norway to the Refugee crisis
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This study explores the attitudes of the religious organizations approach towards the refugee crisis which started in 2015 and still continues. The study includes information regarding how religious institutions and leaders help the refugees with conducting activities, charities and fundraising events. About the refugee families visiting the organisations and being invited by the members of the church and the mosque. Also shows the systematic pattern in their approach and practice in dealing with the issues. Moreover, during these procedures the obstacles that the religious organisations faced and personal opinions of the interviewees have ben explained. Within given information about the importance of motivation while approaching the refugees and the importance of cooperation to bring awareness among the people. Correspondingly examines whether in a strong welfare system like in Norway, if the involvement of the religious organisations towards the migration crisis matter or not. Touches to the point, that if the religion of the incoming refugees matter in order to the religious organisation to help them. Which did show that the religion is not a matter of issue in order to approach them. A qualitative research method was used for collecting data. Semi-structured interviews were conducted for the interviewees to express themselves in a comfortable way. Interviews are the main sources of information which took place among six interviewees, which are members of Christian and Muslim religious organizations. The similarities between this people are their status within the religious organisations. The result shows the work done since the crisis started until these days.