In the Literature: Urban Profiling of Refugee Situations in Delhi. (2013) Joint IDP Profiling Service, UNHCR, Tufts University Feinstein International Center.
Resource: Publications on Diabetes, Income Taxes, and Employment
Burmese Advocacy Center
Publications entitled Diet for Diabetes, American Basic Rules of Individual Income Tax Return, and Employment Handbook are now available. To receive these publications for your organization or for your clients from Burma, please contact the Burmese Advocacy Center.
Resource: The Opening of Burmese Borders: Impacts on Migration
Migration Policy Institute
Article discusses the history of forced migration experienced by people from Burma and how the recent reopening of that country’s borders will affect migration.
Resource: Refugees from Burma, U.S. Resettlement Questions and Answers
International Rescue Committee’s Resettlement Support Center issued a document with 20 key questions and answers related to U.S. resettlement of refugees from Burma who are currently in Thailand.
Resource: Healthcare Information Videos in Karen and Burmese
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare & Burmese refugees.
Videos can be shown as part of a cultural orientation or before refugees’ health screening or first primary care visit.
Resource: Refugees from Burma Health Profile
Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center and the Center for Applied Linguistics
Designed for health care professionals and others helping new refugee arrivals, this health profile provides basic information about refugees from Burma, their health experiences, and cultural beliefs that may influence their approach to health.
Resource: Refugee Suicide Prevention Poster in Refugee Languages
Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center
Refugee suicide prevention poster is now available in Nepali, Burmese, Karen, and Arabic to raise awareness among community leaders and refugees.
In the Literature: Lead poisoning in United States-bound refugee children: Thailand-Burma border. Mitchell T, Jentes E, Ortega L, Scalia Sucosky M, Jefferies T, Bajcevic P, Parr V, Jones W, Brown MJ, Painter J. (2012). Pediatrics.