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Rebuilding Lives: Refugee Economic Opportunities in a New Land


While only a small percentage of refugees from around the world get resettled to a third country each year, much can be learned from them about the services that were available to them during displacement and how those services assisted or failed to assist with integration and adjustment to their new country. In July 2007, the Women's Commission visited the International Rescue Committee's (IRC) resettlement program in San Diego, California, studying the provision of and preparation for economic opportunities for resettled refugees.

United States Women Youth Livelihoods Economic Empowerment and Self-Reliance Reports