Community Centers for Displaced Populations

Dawar El Ezba Cultural Center. Image © Ahmed Hossam Saafan Dawar El Ezba Cultural Center. Image © Ahmed Hossam Saafan

Through the past few months, the importance of community interaction and mental well-being has been felt by all. Yet, the need for a support system and constant reassurance has been a recurrent issue for much longer for forcibly displaced populations. Adding to the current health fears these communities, estimated at nearly 70.8 million ( 25.9 refugees only) around the world, struggle with traumas, mental health issues and have much difficulty in adapting to temporary or permanent foreign settings.

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