New Publications on Health; Migrants in North Africa; and Humanitarian Assistance

Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog.  Further details can be found on the website at:  http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/

Publications on Health

“Barriers and Facilitators of Social Supports for Immigrant and Refugee Women Coping with Postpartum Depression,” Advances in Nursing Science, vol. 35, no. 3 (July/Sept. 2012) [free full-text]

“The Burden of Tuberculosis in Crisis-affected Populations: A Systematic Review,” The Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, no. 12 (Dec. 2012) [free full-text with registration]

Caring for Volunteers: A Psychosocial Support Toolkit (IFRC, Aug. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

“Determinants of Health in Recently Arrived Young Migrants and Refugees: A Review of the Literature,” Italian Journal of Public Health, vol. 9, no. 3 (2012) [open access text]

Do’s and Don’ts in Community-based Psychosocial Support for Sexual Violence Survivors in Conflict-affected Settings (WHO et al., 2012) [text]

“The Impact of Risk and Protective Factors on Mental Health and Well-being: Austrian Adolescents and Migrant Adolescents from War-affected Countries,” Italian Journal of Public Health, vol. 9, no. 3 (2012) [open access text]

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Conflict-related Sexual Violence: 10 Myths (WHO et al., 2012) [text]

Refugee Health Care: A Handbook for Health Professionals (NZ Ministry of Health, June 2012) [text]

“Well-Being in Refugee Women Experiencing Cultural Transition,” Advances in Nursing Science, vol. 35, no. 3 (July/Sept. 2012) [free full-text]

Publications on Migrants in North Africa

Today, Jesuit Refugee Service Europe launched “Lives in Transition,” a report which highlights the plight of migrants in Morocco and Algeria whose rights are frequently abused “largely because the European Union too often looks the other way.”

Other recent publications that focus on the treatment of migrants in North Africa include:

“African Migrants in Morocco Tell of Abuse,” New York Times, 28 Nov. 2012 [text]

“The Externalization of the EU’s Southern Border in Light of the EU/Libya Framework Agreement: A Lawful Alternative or a Neo-Refoulement Strategy?,” Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, vol. 6, no. 1 (2012) [full-text]

Libya: The Hounding of Migrants Must Stop (FIDH, JSFM & Migreurop, Oct. 2012) [text]

“Libya and International Refugee and Asylum Law: Addressing the Protection of Refugees and Migrants Displaced by the 2011 Conflict,” Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 2, no. 2 (Nov. 2012) [full-text]

“Libya’s Migrant Workers Still Targeted After the Revolution,” Newsweek, 3 Dec. 2012 [text]

Treatment of Sub-Saharan Migrants in Morocco (ImmigrationProf Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]

Publications on Humanitarian Assistance

Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis: USAID Policy and Program Guidance (USAID, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Disaster Summary Sheet: Armed Conflict (ACAPS, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

“Humanitarian Principles in the Post-9/11 World,” Perspective, no. 4-2012 (Nov. 2012) [text]

“Q and A on Humanitarian Principles,” Perspective, no. 4-2012 (Nov. 2012) [text]

Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations (ALNAP, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rethinking Humanitarianism: Adapting to 21st Century Challenges (International Peace Institute, Nov. 2012) [text]

Technical Brief: Scenario Development (ACAPS, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
– “In a crisis, how are humanitarian conditions likely to change? This is a step-by-step guide to build such scenarios either before or during an emergency.”

The Use of Science in Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters (UK Government Office for Science, June 2012) [text via PreventionWeb]

 

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