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Peace Education and Psychosocial Support for Social Cohesion

Conflict has extensive psychological impacts on refugees, particularly youth and children, which are exacerbated by the “daily stressors of displacement, poverty, lack of resources and services to meet basic needs, risks of violence and exploitation, discrimination...

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in FCV Situations

Many FCV countries now have higher mortality due to NCDs than communicable, maternal, perinatal and nutrition related conditions, due to changing disease epidemiology. This note highlights best practices in designing, implementing and evaluating a project that...

Refugee camps and COVID-19: Can we prevent a humanitarian crisis?

In this brief article, the authors argue that refugee camps pose a serious threat to the health of their residents, especially during a pandemic. For example, the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, currently Europe’s largest refugee camp, suffers from...