Smart practices that enhance resilience of migrants, Summary Report - June 2016

Smart practices that enhance resilience of migrants, Summary Report - June 2016

The first findings of the Smart Practices that Enhance the Resilience of Migrants Report commissioned by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reveal that migrants’ resilience to potential risks and shocks is a key factor in shaping their life outcomes.

“People who migrate can make a hugely positive contribution, socially, culturally, economically, when they settle in their new homes. The extent to which people will thrive in their new homes is determined by key factors such as their access to essential services along their journey, family and community links, and education and job opportunities in their new homes,” said Mr Garry Conille, IFRC Under-Secretary General for Programme and Operations.

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