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Refugee Health

Resources for Local Refugees and their Healthcare Providers

AFRICA

PowerPoint presentation by Brooks Willar © 2015
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ASIA

Burma

  • Although the facts and figures are from 2009, this source provides insight to the ethnic groups and cultural practices among the refugees from Burma.

  • This site describes one of the many ethnic groups represented among the refugees from Burma.

Bhutan

Other Resources

MIDDLE EAST

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees provides a snapshot of the status and expectations regarding refugees from the Middle East.

Iraq

  • Although the facts and figures are from 2009, this source provides insight to the refugees from Iraq.

Syria

  • A recent shift has shown an increase in the number of Syrian refugees coming to Worcester. Many refugees from Syria are dispersed in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.