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  • Reveal: 'Inside Trump's Immigration Crackdown..' (Released: October 28, 2017.)

    Reveal: 'Standing Rock and Beyond.' (Released: May 13, 2017.)

    Harvard T.H. School of Public Health: 'Climate Change and Mental Health' (Released: March 9, 2017).

    This American Life: 'Don't Have to Live Like a Refugee.' (Released: August 5, 2016).

    This American Life: 'Are We There Yet?' (Released: July 29, 2016).

    Reveal: 'Kids Crossing Borders- Alone.' (Released: April 9, 2016).

    This American Life: 'Abdi and the Golden Ticket' (Released: July 3, 2015).

    This American Life: 'This Call May Be Recorded...To Save Your Life.' (Released: August 9, 2013).

    Women in Conflict Podcast: 'Suraya Pakzad - Afghanistan.' Episode 1

    Women in Conflict Podcast: 'Rita Lopidia - South Sudan,' Episode 2.

    Women in Conflict Podcast: 'Hajer Sharief - Libya.' Episode 3.


    Exploring science, human stories and mental health rights in displacement.


    All reports are authored and published external to Between Borders.

  • Anthony Feinstein and Hannah Storm (2017): 'The Emotional Toll on Journalists Covering the Refugee Crisis.' Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

    IMC (2017): Ethnographic Assessment of Psychosocial Needs of Children at Vasilika Camp.

    War Foundation and The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (2017): Mapping Global Practice: Healing Communities, Transforming Society.

    Mercy Corps and Norwegian Refugee Council (2017): Don't Forget Us - Voices of Young Refugees and Migrants in Greece

    International Medical Corps (2017): Exploring the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Needs and Resources among Earthquake-Affected Communities in Nepal.

    Oxfam (2017): The Impact of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Interventions on People Affected by Humanitarian Emergencies in LMIC

    International Medical Corps (2017): Mental Health Integration into General Health Care: A Step-Wise Approach

    IMC (2017): Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Considerations for Syrian Refugees in Turkey.

    Save the Children (2017): An Unbearable Reality - The Impact of War and Displacement on Children's Mental Health in Iraq.

    ACF-International: The Psychosocial Impact of Humanitarian Crises

    Save the Children (2017): Invisible Wounds - The Impact of Six Years of War on the Mental Health of Syria's Children

    Overseas Development Institute (2017): Rebuilding Adolescent Girls' Lives - Mental Health and Psychsocial Support in Conflict Affected Gaza, Liberia and Sri Lanka

    Save the Children (2017): A Tide of Self-Harm and Depression - The EU-Turkey Deal's Devastating Impact on Child Refugees and Migrants

    UNHCR (2017): "We Keep in Our Heart": Sexual Violence against Men and Boys

    MSF (2017): Confronting the Mental Health Emergency on Samos and Lesvos.

    FEPS and Solidar (2017): Story of a Journey Across Europe

    UNDP (2017): Leading the Voice of Voiceless People, My Voice for Dignified Life: Mental Health and Human Rights

    IFRC (2016): Operational Framework for Involvement in Migrant Health and Care Services.

    Amnesty International (2016): "Our Hearts Have Gone Dark" - The Mental Health Impact of South Sudan Conflict

    Migration Policy Institute (2016): Mental Health Risks and Resilience among Somali and Bhutanese Refugee Parents. Report published external to the Consortium.

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre: Bridging the Gaps in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergenceis in Asia.

    UNHCR (2016): Culture, Context and Mental Health of Somali Refugees

    Save the Children (2016): Childhood in the Shadow of War - Voices of Young Syrians

    Migration Policy Institute (2015): The Educational and Mental Health Needs of Syrian Refugee Children. Report published external to the Consortium.

    Overseas Development Institute (2015): The Hidden Costs of the 2014 Gaza-Israeli Conflict - Adolescent Girls' Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Overseas Development Institute (2015): Psychological Resilience - State of Knowledge and Future Research Agendas

    Inter-Agency Standing Committee (2015): Nepal Earthquakes 2015: Desk Review of Existing Information with Relevance to Mental Health & Psychosocial Support

    IMC (2015): Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Guinea-Conakry.

    IFRC (2014): IFRC Framework for Community Resilience.

    MSF (2013): The Illness of Migration: Ten Years of Medical Humanitarian Assistance to Migrants in Europe and in Transit Countries.

    MSF (2013): Violence, Vulnerability and Migration: Trapped at the Gates of Europe

    MSF (2013): Hear My Voice - Somalis on Living in a Humanitarian Crisis

    UNHCR (2013): UNHCR'S Mental Health and Psychosocial Support - For Persons of Concerns.

    Daren Thira (2013): And I Live It: From Suicidal Crisis to Activism Among Members of the Kwakwaka'Wakw and Coast Salish Nations. Extract chapter from Routledge Handbook of Clinical Suicide Research.

    Pan American Health Organization (2012): Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Disaster Situations in the Caribbean.


  • ICRC (2017): Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    IASC (2017): IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings [English]

    IASC (2017): IASC Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for MHPSS Programmes in Emergency Settings


    IASC (2017):

    IASC Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for MHPSS Programmes in Emergency Settings [Arabic]

    IASC (2017):

    Inter-Agency Referral Guidance Note for MHPSS [English]

    IASC (2017):

    Inter-Agency Referral Guidance Note for MHPSS [Arabic]

    IASC (2017): IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings: Checklist for Field Use [Ukrainian]

    James, L. Welton, Michell, C. & TPO Nepal (2016): Community-based Disaster Mental Health Intervention - Curriculum Manual for Use with Communities Affected by Natural Disasters in Nepal [English}

    WHO (2016): Preventing Suicide - A Community Engagement Toolkit. Pilot Version 1.0

    Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (2016): INEE Background Paper on Psychological Support and Social and Emotional Learning for Children and Youth in Emergency Settings

    IFRC Psychosocial Centre (2016): Monitoring and Evaluations Framework for Psychosocial Support Interventions

    UNHCR (2015): Operational Guidance Mental Health & Psychsocial Support Programming for Refugee Operations.

    IASC (2015):

    IASC Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings

    IASC (2014):

    Review of the Implementation of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

    IASC (2014):

    IASC: Who is Where, When, doing What in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    IASC (2014):

    IASC: What Should Camp Coordinators and Camp Management Actors Know?

    Save the Children (2013): Psychological First Aid Training Manual for Child Practitioners.

    UNRWA (2013):

    PSS for Education in Emergencies- Training and Resource Package for Teachers and Counselors [Arabic].

    The Arab Resource Collective (2012): Mental Health of Young Men and Women [Arabic].

    IASC (2011):

    Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings: What should Humanitarian Health Actors know?

    IASC (2011):

    IASC MHPSS Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advocacy Package

    IASC (2010):

    Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings: What should Protection Programme Managers Know?


  • Inside NGO, The Konterra Group and Disaster Ready (2017): Essential Principles of Staff Care - Practices to Strengthen Resilience in Humanitarian and Development Organisation.


  • Global Protection Cluster (2018): An Overview of Children's Protection Needs in Syria.

    Save the Children Australia (2017): Unlocking Childhood - Current Immigration Detention Practices and Alternatives for Child Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Asia and the Pacific

    Theirworld (2016): "Safe Spaces: The Urgent Need for Early Childhood Development in Emergencies and Disasters."

    Save the Children (2016): Two years of Drought Response in Ethiopia

    UNICEF-State of Palestine (2016): Every Child Counts: Understanding the Needs and Perspectives of Children with Disabilities in the State of Palestine

    Save the Children (2015): Children's Ebola Recovery Assessment: Sierra Leone

    Save the Children (2015): Haiti Earthquake: Five Years On: Results & Lessons Learned

    Save the Children (2014):Tsunami Ten Years On, Stories of Change

    Save the Children (2014): Too Young to Wed - The Growing Problem of Child Marriage Among Syrian Girls in Jordan.

    Save the Children (2013): Alternative Care in Emergencies Toolkit


  • UNISDR (2015): Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

    The Sphere Project (2011):

    The Sphere Handbook


  • Forced Migration Review (2018): Syrians in Displacement

    Amnesty International (2017): "Caged Without A Roof" Apartheid in Myanmar's Rakhine State.

    IFRC (2017): Effective Law and Policy on Gender Equality and Protection from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Disasters. {Nepali]

    Amnesty International (2017): Libya's Dark We of Collusion: Abuses Against Europe-Bound Refugees and Migrants.

    Amnesty International (2017): "We Leave or We Die": Forced Displacement under Syria's Reconciliation Agreements.

    Amnesty International (2017): A Perfect Storm - The Failure of European Policies in the Central Mediterranean 

    IFRC (2017): Effective Law and Policy on Gender Equality and Protection from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Disasters – Ecuador.

    Amnesty International (2017): At Any Cost - The Civilian Catastrophe in West Mosul, Iraq

    Amnesty International (2017): "I Won't Forget This Carnage": Civilians Trapped in Battle for Raqqa, Syria.

    Amnesty International (2017): "All the Civilians Suffer": Conflict, Displacement, and Abuse in Northern Myanmar

    Amnesty International (2017): "We Need Support, Not Pity": Last Chance for Justice for Bosnia's Wartime Rape Survivors

    Amnesty International (2017): Facing Walls - USA and Mexico's Violations of the Rights of Asylum Seekers

    Forced Migration Review (2017): Latin America and the Caribbean - Building on a Tradition of Protection.

    Amnesty International (2017): South Sudan: "It Was As If My Village Was Swept By A Flood" - Mass Displacement of the Shilluk Population from the West Bank of the White Nile

    Amnesty International (2017): Conform or Flee -Repression and Insecurity Pushing Burundians into Exile

      Forced Migration Review (2017): Shelter in Displacement

    Amnesty International (2017): Forced Back to Danger: Asylum-Seekers Returned from Europe to Afghanistan

    Amnesty International (2017): Treasure I$land - How Companies are Profiting from Australia's Abuse pf Refugees on Nauru

    Amnesty International (2017): Israel - Human Rights Situation Remains Dire

    Amnesty International (2017): A Blueprint for Despair - Human Rights Impact of the EU-Turkey Deal

    Amnesty International (2017): Mountain of Trouble - Human Rights Abuses Continue at Myanmar's Letpadaung Mine

    Amnesty International (2017): The Human Cost of a Megacity - Forced Evictions of the Urban Poor in Lagos, Nigeria

    Forced Migration Review (2017): Resettlement

    Amnesty International (2017): A Toxic State - Violations of the Right to Health of Indigenous Peoples in Cuninico and Espinar, Peru

    Amnesty International (2016): Displaced and Dispossessed - Sur Residents' Right to Return Home

    Amnesty International (2016): Nowwhere Else to Go - Forced Returns of Somali Refugee's from Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya

    Amnesty International (2016): "My Children Will Die This Winter": Afghanistan's Broken Promise to the Displaced

    Amnesty International (2016): No Safe Refuge: Asylum-Seekers and Refugees Denied Effective Protection in Turkey

    Forced Migration Review (2016): Local Communities - First and Last Providers of Protection

    Amnesty International (2016): "Where Are We Going to Live?" Migration and Statelessness in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

    Amnesty International (2016): "You Don't Exist": Arbitary Detentions, Enforced Disappearances, and Torture in Eastern Ukraine.

    Amnesty International (2016): Just Deserters: Why Indefinite National Service in Eritrea has Created a Generation of Refugees

    Amnesty International (2016): Stranded Hope - Hungary's Sustained Attack on the Rights of Refugees and Migrants.

    Amnesty International (2016): Home Sweet Home? Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador's Role in Deepening Refugee Crisis

    Amnesty International (2016): "Where Are We Supposed to Go?" Destruction and Forced Displacement in Kirkuk

    Amnesty International (2016): "I Want A Safe Place": Refugee Women from Syria Uprooted and Unprotected in Lebanon

    Amnesty International (2016): Banished and Dispossessed - Forced Displacment and Deliberate Destruction in Northern Iraq

    Amnesty International (2016): Fast-Track to Torture - Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan.

    Amnesty International (2016): Tackling the Global Refugee Crisis - From Shirking to Sharing Responsibility

    Amnesty International (2016): "When Land is Lost Do We Eat Coal?": Coal Mining and Violations of Adivasi Rights in India.

    Amnesty International (2016): Out of Sight, Out of Mind - Gender, Indigenous Rights, and Energy Development in Northeast British Columbia, Canada

    Amnesty International (2016): The Point of No Return - The Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada Threatened by the Site C Dam

    Amnesty International (2016): "We Are Defending the Land With Our Blood" - Defenders of the Land, Territory and Environment in Honduras and Guatemala.

    Amnesty International (2015): Colombia: Restoring the Land, Securing the Peace.

    Forced Migration Review (2015): Disasters and Displacement in a Changing Climate

    Overseas Development Institute (2015): Why People Move - Understanding the Drivers and Trends of Migration to Europe

    Amnesty International (2014): The Syria Crisis: Displacement and Protection

    Amnesty International (2014): Afghanistan's Displaced People: 2014 and Beyond

    Amnesty International (2014): Faith and Responses to Displacement

    Amnesty International (2014): Indigenous Peoples' Long Struggle to Defend their Rights in the Americas

    Amnesty International (2013): Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the Protection of Forced Migrants

    Amnesty International (2013): Detention, Alternatives to Detention, and Deportation

    IFRC (2013): Think Differently - Humanitarian Impacts of the Economic Crisis in Europe.

    IFRC (2009): The Economic Crisis and its Humanitarian Impact on Europe.


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    Compassionate Care Provision: an Immense Need During the Refugee Crisis: Lessons Learned from a European Capacity-Building Project. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 2018 5:2.

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    Alemi et al (2018): Risk and protective factors associated with the mental health of young adults in Kabul, Afghanistan. BMC Psychiatry 18:71

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    Kilian and Williamson (2018): What is Known about Pathways to Mental Health Care for Australian Aboriginal Young Peopl?: A Narrative Review. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2018 17:12. [Open Access]

    Duckers et al (2018): Measuring and Modelling the Quality of 40 Post-Disaster Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Programmes. PLoS ONE 13:2. [Open Access]

    Uribe Guajardo et al. (2018): Improving the Capacity of Community-Based Workers in Australia to Provide Initial Assistance to Iraqi Refugees with Mental Health Problems: An Uncontrolled Evaluation of a Mental Health Literacy Course. [Open Access]

    Groen et al (2018): Cultural Identity Among Afghan and Iraqi Traumatized Refugees: Towards a Conceptual Framework for Mental Health Care Professionals. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, 2018, Vol. 42, Issue 1 pp.69-91.

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    Bhardwaj et al (2018): Interpersonal Violence and Suicidality among Former Child Soldiers and War-Exposed Civilian Children in Nepal. Global Mental Health, 2018, 5, e9, page 1 of 14. [Open Access]

    Ben Farhat et al. (2018): Syrian Refugees in Greece: Experience with Violence, Mental Health Status, and Access to Information During the Journey and While in Greece. BMC Medicine, 2018 16:40. [Open Access]

    Ryan et al (2018): Theory of Change for the Delivery of Talking Therapies by Lay Workers to Survivors of Humanitarian Crises in Low-Income and Middle-income Countries: Protocol of a Systematic Review. BMJ Open, 2018; 8: e018193. [Open Access]

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    Murray et al. (2018): The Impact of Cognitive Processing Therapy on Stigma among Survivors of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Results from a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Conflict and Health, 2018 12:1. [Open Access]

    Feinstein et al (2018): Journalists Covering the Refugee and Migration Crisis are Affected by Moral Injury not PTSD. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Open, 2018 9 (3) 1-7. [Open Access]

    Bolt et al (2018): The Associations between Self-Reported Exposure to the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Zone and Mental Health Disorders in Ukraine. Frontiers Psychiatry, 2018 9:32 [Open Access]

    Murakami et al (2018): Effect of Radiological Countermeasures on Subjective Well-Being and Radiation Anxiety after the 2011 Disaster: The Fukushima Health Management Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 124 [Open Access]

    Fergert et al. (2018): Psychosocial Problems in Traumatized Refugee Families: Overview of Risks and SOme Recommendations for Support Services. Child Adolescent Psychiatry Mental Health, 2018; 12: 5.

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