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Inner Journeys: Mental Health and Psychosocial Perspectives on the Migration, Return and Reintegration Experiences of Ethiopian, Somali and Sudanese Migrants in Vulnerable Situations

This study examines the consequences that migration, return and reintegration experiences have on the mental health and the psychosocial well-being of returning migrants, with the primary purpose of informing policies, programmes and advocacy initiatives that promote sustainable reintegration.

Local to global: Somali perspectives on faith, community, and resilience in response to COVID-19

People living in and those displaced from conflict-affected low-and middle-income countries encounter a unique set of considerations related to the COVID-19 outbreak. This commentary provides Somali perspectives on the global pandemic, highlighting challenges at the intersections of collective trauma and displacement while also emphasizing substantial community resilience experienced in part through faith and social connection. © 2020 American Psychological Association.

WASH responses to COVID-19 in Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan

The humanitarian community has had to learn about COVID-19 while responding to this new disease. From the start it was known that basic hygiene practices, such as proper handwashing, could help prevent its transmission. However, many displacement settings do not have the required facilities for implementing household and community-level Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures. They may also have weak governance systems for managing and maintaining water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services.