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Video: Hellooo America

Author(s): Advocates for Youth, International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: June 29, 2020
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Sexual and Reproductive Health

Hellooo America is a three-part mini series, for and by refugee youth, exploring the often-stigmatized conversations around sexual health and rights in the refugee community. Backed by sexual health experts, Hellooo America is a low-pressure space where young refugees can access the information they need to lead safe and healthy lives, in a way that …

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Archived Webinar: In Search of Safety: LGBTQ+ Refugee Protection and HIAS

Author(s): HIAS
Date: June 25, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy, Gender Equality

In this webinar, Heidi Lehmann, Senior Director of Gender and GBV Programs at HIAS; Blythe Raphael, Director of Refugee Services at HIAS resettlement partner Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay (Ca.); and Galo Quizanga, Director of Global Economic Inclusion at HIAS discuss the unique needs and vulnerabilities of this population, and how HIAS and our U.S. and international partners have stepped …

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Tip Sheet: What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: June 22, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet describes what you should know about COVID-19 and how it spreads in order to protect yourself and other, including how to practice social distancing and how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chuukese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Korean, …

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Tip Sheet: What to Do if You are Sick

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: June 15, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet provides steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Steps include staying home except to get medical care, separating yourself from other people in your home, calling ahead …

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Guide: What are the best strategies for emergency preparedness and emergency information dissemination among resettled refugees?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 1, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Using Data and Evidence

This evidence summary aims to identify the best strategies for emergency preparedness and emergency information dissemination among resettled refugees. The intended audience is U.S. refugee service providers and other interested stakeholders. This evidence summary seeks to answer the following questions: What strategies are there for helping resettled refugees prepare for emergencies? What strategies are there …

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Tip Sheet: Please wear a mask

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 27, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

A poster reminding people to wear a cloth face covering (mask) and maintain a distance of 6 feet from others.  Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, and Ukrainian. 

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Podcast: How Are You Really Doing?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 22, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care

Are you experiencing increased stress, worry, or burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic? Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast, where Kristen Guskovict, LCSW and Founder of Heart of Aid Work, and Dr. Minal Giri, Medical Director of Melrose Park Pediatrics, share how they are feeling during the pandemic. They discuss the challenges of connecting with people virtually; how …

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Tip Sheet: Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 18, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet provides information to help you protect those who are most vulnerable in your household. This includes how to protect the household when you must leave the house, how to protect members of the household who are at higher risk for severe illness, how to protect children and others from getting sick, how …

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Tool or Template: Stop the Spread of Germs Poster

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 13, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This poster describes how to limit the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 by social distancing; avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chuukese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, …

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Guide: Supporting Refugee Students and Families in Home-Based Learning

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Early Childhood Education, Youth Education

Refugee service providers can play a vital role during the COVID-19 pandemic to foster equity of access to home-based learning. Now more than ever, providers need to liaise between families and schools, help bridge the gaps between them—be they cultural, linguistic, or otherwise—and advocate on behalf of families for the education system to fulfill its …

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