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Tip Sheet: COVID-19: Understanding Guidance and Rules

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, and its symptoms. It also explains rules and guidance government officials and healthcare workers may ask you to follow, such as isolation, quarantine, social or physical distancing, and shelter in place.

Tip Sheet: Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Author(s): American Red Cross
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guidance document includes suggestions for coping with stress and supporting others during the COVID-19 emergency. Coping tips include staying connected with loved ones, remaining informed with accurate, reliable information, monitoring your physical health needs, going outside to exercise and walk pets, holding an image in your mind of the best possible outcome, and if …

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Tip Sheet: Coping with Stress During the 2019-nCoV Outbreak

Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
Date: March 1, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This short document uses images and text to convey tips about coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak. Tips include talking with friends and family, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, avoiding alcohol and drugs, gathering credible information, limiting consumption of stressful news coverage, and using existing coping skills. It is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, …

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Tip Sheet: You Can Prevent Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: June 10, 2019
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation
This fact sheet covers the following guidance for preventing carbon monoxide poisoning: Do have your heating system, water heater and any other gas, oil, or coal burning appliances serviced by a qualified technician every year. Do install a battery-operated or battery back-up CO detector in your home. Check or replace the battery when you change …

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Tip Sheet: Employment Rights and Resources for Refugees and Asylees

Author(s): US Dept. of Justice
Date: February 14, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights, Job Development
Refugees and asylees have permanent permission to live and work in the United States. Several federal laws protect this right to work. This document will help refugees and asylees learn more about their rights and provide information for the government agency to contact with questions or problems.

Tip Sheet: Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work – Information for Employers

Author(s): US Dept. of Justice
Date: February 13, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights, Job Development
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) prohibits employers from discriminating against U.S. citizens and other work-authorized individuals based on their citizenship status or national origin. The Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER) in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division enforces this law, found at 8 U.S.C. § 1324b, and its regulations, found at …

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Tip Sheet: Information for Refugees and Asylees about the Form I-9

Author(s): US Dept. of Justice
Date: December 10, 2018
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights, Job Development
Everyone starting a job as an employee in the United States completes the Form I-9, a government form that employers use to verify identity and permission to work. This flyer is intended to help asylees and refugees complete the Form I-9 and know their rights in this process. Translations are available in Amharic, Arabic, Armenian,  Burmese,  Farsi, French,  Karen, Kayah, Nepali, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Urdu.

Tip Sheet: Harnessing Volunteer Energy to Support and Welcome Refugees in Your Community

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 13, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
Download this resource for guidance on engaging, supporting, and managing volunteers to help welcome refugees in your community. It includes tips on volunteer outreach, designing options for volunteer engagement, volunteer onboarding, and keeping volunteers energized. This toolkit also shares field spotlights from a number of refugee-serving organizations that are successfully utilizing volunteers in new and …

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Tip Sheet: Suicide and Refugee Children and Adolescents 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: August 31, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Suicidality
This tip sheet explains the risk and protective factors associated with suicide in refugee children and adolescents and includes a guideline for screening refugee children and adolescents at risk for suicide. 

Tip Sheet: 3 Steps for Developing Key Evaluation Questions

Author(s): META
Date: July 6, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Evaluation questions, also called key evaluation questions or KEQs, are the high-level questions an evaluation project is designed to answer. KEQs are not the individual questions you ask during data collection, such as those used in a survey questionnaire, interview or focus group discussion. Instead, KEQs define what the project team seeks to learn and …

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