06 December 2018

Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People

Children with Disabilities in Situations of Armed Conflict (Unicef, Dec. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Determining Physical and Mental Health Conditions Present in Older Adult Refugees: A Mini-Review," Gerontology, Online First, 21 Aug. 2018 [free full-text]

Displaced Children with Disabilities Face Overlapping Barriers (World Education Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

Emergency Protection-based Support to Conflict-affected Older Women and Men in the Government-controlled Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts: Baseline Report, Ukraine (HelpAge International, July 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Engaging Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Responses," Societies, vol. 8, no. 4 (Nov. 2018) [open access]

"Fostering Community-Academic Partnerships to Promote Employment Opportunities for Refugees with Disabilities: Accomplishments, Dilemmas, and Deliberations," Societies, vol. 8, no. 3 (Sept. 2018)  [open access]

Global Disability Summit, London, 24 July 2018 [info]
- Follow link for video and outcomes of meeting; see also remarks by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and UNHCR news story.

Health of Older Refugees and Migrants (WHO Europe, 2018) [text]

"Immigrants and Refugees," Entry in Disability in American Life: An Encyclopedia of Concepts, Policies, and Controversies (ABC-CLIO, Dec. 2018) [info]
- Preview entry on p. 361 in Google Books.

"Left Out of the Loop: Older People and Persons with Disabilities," Chapter in World Disasters Report 2018 (IFRC, Oct. 2018) [text]

Removing Barriers: The Path Towards Inclusive Access (Humanity & Inclusion and iMMAP, July 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- "Disability assessment among Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon."

Service Responses for People with Disabilities from Refugee Backgrounds in Northern Melbourne (Refugee Council of Australia, Oct. 2018) [text]

Support for Refugees with Disabilities and Other Specific Health Care Needs (RefLaw Blog, Aug. 2018) [text]

Syrian Refugee Women, Girls, and People with Disabilities in Turkey, K4D Helpdesk Report (DFID, July 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People (17 July 2018)

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