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Afghan Refugees: Trauma, Health, and Resettlement​


In August 2021, U.S. armed forces completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan to officially end the war, leaving behind a humanitarian crisis. More than 120,000 Afghans have fled the country and a total of 75,000 Afghan evacuees are expected to arrive in the United States—with 1,300 expected to be resettled in Read more…

Implementation Science Strategies for Scaling Out Home-Visiting to Promote ECD and Prevent Violence: A Partnership in Rwanda


Led by Dr. Betancourt and partners in Rwanda, The Family Strengthening Intervention (Sugira Muryango) is a home-visiting early childhood development (ECD) intervention with added focus on violence reduction and father engagement that is set to reach nearly 10,000 families by the end of this year. Sugira Muryango is delivered by Read more…

COVID-19 and Humanitarian Emergencies


Dr. Spiegel, a Canadian physician by training, is internationally recognized for his research on preventing and responding to humanitarian emergencies, with a focus on refugee crises. Paul is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and Professor of the Practice in the Department of International Health at Read more…