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Impressions from 2 refugee camps in Jordan: Zaatari and Azraq

What is a refugee camp like? How are children living and learning there? And is there anything that I can do to support? These questions are still floating through my mind – it would be arrogant and naïve to expect easy answers – but I have at least some frame of reference now. 1,004 more words

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Trauma research must be Open Access

We recently examined how global and how open the literature on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is.

Not very global, and not very open.

Only 13% of the publications of 2012 regarded samples in low- or middle-income countries and 58% were behind a paywall. 679 more words

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A tornado in my head

“They didn’t even have nappies at the maternity ward,” she tells me
“I had to get my sister out of there: that hospital was a health risk.” 531 more words

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Refugees in Europe: A crisis?

Over 1 million people arrived in Europe by sea in 2015. And since the conflict in Syria continues, this influx will not halt.

It is the biggest refugee crisis since World War II according to the… 567 more words

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