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Hosting and Supporting Displaced Persons (Global Crisis Response)

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The world's current political climate and other social issues have driven people away from the safety and comfort of their homes. This course aims to help learners understand and relate to these displaced people and explain how to host and offer support in a time of crisis.

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  1. Understanding the Displaced
  2. Hosting the Displaced
  3. Supporting the Displaced

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Understanding the Displaced

This lesson will define human displacement and why it occurs. It will also explain the classifications of displacement-internal and international.

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Lesson 1 ** Understanding the Displaced**

4 million people 4 have been displaced in different parts of the world due to armed conflict and other socio-political issues. Swipe left to continue

These people may be refugees or internally displaced.

This course aims to help you understand their plight and relate to their struggles.

The story of Ramata Adigre

Ramata is a woman from the Aisahardi village in Cameroon.

Her family was slaughtered by the Boko Haram and her husband abandoned her.

After the attacks, Ramata and her son walked from their village to Mora, Cameroon, all while she was heavily pregnant.

At night, they slept in the bush fearing for their safety and hoping that their nightmare would soon end.

In 2015, she and her sons arrived in Mora where they started a new life.

There are many others like Ramata. They are those who escape the terrors from home in search of safety and security.

Let's Recall Which of the following does not cause human displacement? Select the best answer

Hosting the Displaced

This lesson will explain what hosting is and how it is done to displaced individuals or families. It will also discuss some of the impacts that displaced people may bring to the host country or community and how challenges can be dealt with.

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Lesson 2 ** Hosting the Displaced**

Displaced people are left without homes and protection which makes them extremely vulnerable. Swipe left to continue

Hosting is one of the ways to aid displaced people in their plight.

Displaced families and individuals are being hosted worldwide by different countries, organizations, and family volunteers.

Which of the following are forms of hosting? Use your judgement to select all the best answer/s

The Challenges of Hosting

The influx of people into an area or territory is certain to bring **economic **and **social **costs.

Some of the challenges of being a host to displaced people include: Greater expenditure on basic needs Living spaces are reduced because of the number of people in a specific area. Higher cost of living due to sharing resources with the displaced.

Infrastructure of a specific area (roads, bridges, highways, etc.) is used by more people leading to higher expenditure on maintenance. Competition may arise between the displaced and the local population. Tendency of higher pollution rates because of the sudden increase in population.

Despite the challenges, there are benefits of hosting the displaced morally and economically. These benefits mediate the issues to help both the hosts and the displaced.

Supporting the Displaced

This lesson will discuss how hosts can show emotional and psychosocial support to displaced people and how to deal with their mental health struggles. It will also explain how hosts can provide a sense of safety and security.

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Lesson 3 Supporting the Displaced

Displaced people have undergone extremely traumatic experiences. Swipe left to continue

Their experiences do take an emotional, physical, and psychological toll.

To help them overcome their personal struggles, other forms of support are offered to them aside from being hosted in camps or homes.

The story of Shafaq Shafaq is a young refugee from Syria. The brutality of the war became too much to bear, so she and her family fled their home in Dera'a, Syria. They moved to Lebanon. There, they moved from place to place and she transferred to different schools. She fell behind in her studies, but that didn't reduce her optimism. Shafaq thanks the Al Jalil Center for its emotional, educational, and psychological support.

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Provided clear and concise definitions

It's a little cumbersome to use but I did learn the difference between displaced people vs refugees

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