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Refugee and migrant volunteer health key persons, Pharos Foundation, The Netherlands

Key persons work inspecific health areas of relevance to refugee and migrant communities, such as FGM, healthy living, psychological health and palliative care. From the outset of COVID-19, key persons were deployed to disseminate information...read more


Resettlement quarantine accomodation, Dutch Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA), The Netherlands

At end 2019, the Dutch resettlement programme had selected a group of 150 Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The group had undergone the standard programme of three Pre-Departure Orientation sessions, but their departure was postponed by COVID-19 travel restrictions. To enable the group to travel and fulfil the 10-day quarantine requirement for all international arrivals to The Netherlands, the Dutch Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) organised in cooperation with chain partners arrival quarantine accommodation at a large youth hostel facility in Heeg, a small village...read more