Invisible People: The Integration Support Needs of Refugee Families Reunified in Ireland

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Title: Invisible People: The Integration Support Needs of Refugee Families Reunified in Ireland
Authors: Smith, Karen M.Ní Raghallaigh, MuireannJohnson, DerinaIzzeddin, Azad
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12503
Date: 28-Jul-2020
Online since: 2021-09-24T15:47:24Z
Abstract: The separation of families when people flee persecution and conflict can have devastating consequences on family members’ wellbeing and their ability to rebuild their lives. One of the key themes that emerges from the testimonies set out in this report is how family unity is for many a primary dimension of the refugee experience and one which can continue to have a profound effect on the lives of refugees far beyond the recognition of status. UNHCR believes that refugees must be at the centre of decision-making concerning their protection and well-being. In order to gain a deeper understanding of the protection problems they face, it is essential to consult them directly and to listen to them. As such, participatory assessment forms the basis for the implementation of a rights and community-based approach. When Nasc invited me to join the Steering Committee for this report, I was therefore delighted to accept and to support this important research which, by design, places the voices of refugees at the heart of its works.
Funding Details: The Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre
Irish Human Rights and Equality Grants Scheme
Type of material: Technical Report
Publisher: Nasc
Keywords: Family reunificationRefugee familiesSocial servicesReception and integration supports
Other versions: https://nascireland.org/publications/invisible-people-integration-support-needs-refugee-families-reunified-ireland-2020
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection

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