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Blog Post: Supporting Afghan Clients’ Food Needs during Ramadan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 1, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition
This blog post suggests ways that refugee service providers can help meet the food needs of Afghan clients who are observing Ramadan while living in temporary housing.

Tool or Template: Traditional Afghan Ingredients for Ramadan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 30, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition
This checklist includes a list of traditional Afghan ingredients commonly used during Ramadan. There is also a column that can be used to track which ingredients have been purchased, and additional lines where more ingredients can be added.  

Blog Post: COVID-19 Trending Topics: Omicron, At-Home Tests, and New Guidance

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: February 28, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, COVID-19 remains at the forefront of our minds and those of our clients. Read this blog for the latest in resources and guidance from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) that you can share with clients and review yourself to further your understanding of recent COVID-19 guidance.
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Toolkit: Mothers x Mothers Health Meetups

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: February 16, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Together with the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM), IDEO.org and Refugee Women’s Network co-designed a health meetup called Mothers x Mothers with a group of refugee and immigrant women to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their communities. With this toolkit, organizations can plan and implement their own Mothers x Mothers meetup …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: COVID-19 Testing

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: January 12, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This tip sheet provides information about the benefits of getting a COVID-19 test, when to get tested, and the typical process testing uses. Among other information, the tip sheet conveys that even if you are vaccinated, you can get infected with COVID-19 and may not know it because you may not feel sick; that when …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Omicron

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 28, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet conveys that viruses, like the ones that causes COVID-19, are always changing, that a big change is called a variant, and that Omicron is an easily spread variant. It describes how to protect yourself and your family by wearing masks, getting the booster shot, practicing social distancing, washing hands frequently, staying home …

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Archived Webinar: Listening for Change: Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Client-Facing Staff

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 16, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This interactive webinar featured panelists working alongside refugee, immigrant and migrant (RIM) communities who discussed the benefits of Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and provide practical, inclusive approaches. 

Archived Webinar: Supporting Workers from Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 14, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Employment Rights
Employers can play a key role in ensuring their employees can confidently access COVID-19 vaccines, which is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This not only protects the lives and well-being of your employees, it protects your business from major disruptions. A growing number of employers are requiring that …

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Blog Post: From Pediatric Developments to Employer Mandates: Five New COVID-19 Vaccination Facts to Know

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 14, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be overwhelming to keep up with current vaccine recommendations and requirements. This is especially true for staff in resettlement agencies, community-based organizations, and public health departments who are working tirelessly to support clients. This post shares easy-to-remember facts from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) that enable staff to answer common questions clients may have.
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E-learning: Caring for Newly Arrived Afghans

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: November 19, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Developed by the Global Medicine at the University of Minnesota, this free four-hour course, composed of recorded lectures and interactive lessons, helps prepare providers to serve newly arrived Afghans. It covers topics ranging from Operation: Allies Welcome (OAW) to Afghan cultural background, to general and skin medical exams, to mental health care, to clinical observations …

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