12 November 2021

Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People

Blog posts & press:

Refugee Paralympians leave legacy of hope as Tokyo Games conclude (UNHCR, Sept. 2021) [text]
- See also earlier related story.

Reports & journal articles:

"Barriers to participation of displaced persons with disabilities in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda," Routed Magazine, no. 16 (Aug. 2021) [text]

"CHILD-SAN: a new disability-inclusive framework for emergency sanitation for children aged five to 11, based on a systematic review of existing guidance," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 6:18 (Oct. 2021) [open access]

"COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in older Syrian refugees: Preliminary findings from an ongoing study," Preventive Medicine Reports, vol. 24 (Dec. 2021) [open access]

"Disability among Syrian refugees living in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul: Results from a population-based survey," PLoS ONE 16(11): e0259249 (Nov. 2021) [open access]

Mainstreaming Disability in Humanitarian Action: A Field Study from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (IFHV University Bochum, Aug. 2021) [access]
- Follow link for report and executive summary.

"Misconceptions about COVID-19 among older Rohingya (forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals) adults in Bangladesh: findings from a cross-sectional study," BMJ Open, vol. 11, no 5 (2021) [open access]

"Older Refugees in Germany: What Are the Reasons for the Difficulties in Language-learning?," Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 34, no. 2 (June 2021) [ResearchGate]

People with Disability in Immigration Detention, Submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Refugee Council of Australia, Nov. 2021) [text]

"Protocol Paper: Conducting Life History Interviews to Explore the Journeys of People with Disability from Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Backgrounds Settling in Australia," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, no. 15 (July 2021) [open access]

*"Psychosocial support services provided for Syrian refugees with disabilities: a systematic review and thematic analysis," Middle East Current Psychiatry, 28:66 (Nov. 2021) [open access]

"Report on a survey of mobility disability among Syrian refugees living in Turkey," International Journal of Educational Research Open, vol. 2-2 (June 2021) [open access]

Tigray Refugees with Disabilities in Eastern Sudan Camps (Islamic Relief, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]


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