Refugees face challenges living in the South West

Imagine living far from home, maybe away from your family, but knowing that your life would be at risk if you went back. Well that's what life is like for some of the hundreds of refugees living here in the south west.

Monday sees the start of Refugee Week, which raises awareness of the problems they face as well as the contribution many make to life here.

Richard Lawrence has been to meet a refugee from the Sudan who is now living in Plymouth.