Additional Resources

Intergovernmental and International Sites and Organizations

Refugee Council USA

American Refugee Committee
ARC is an international nonprofit, non-sectarian organization which provides multisectoral humanitarian assistance and training.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International works to protects human rights worldwide. Website offers current news and campaigns.

International Crisis Group
The ICG offers news and reports on the situation in various countries around the world.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
An overview of ICRC activities helping victims of war and internal violence by country. Site includes international humanitarian law publications.

National Immigration Forum
The Forum advocates and builds public support for public policies that welcome immigrants and refugees and that are fair and supportive to newcomers in our country.

Refugees International
Refugees International provides early warning in crises of mass exodus. RI site provides timely reports from people "on the ground."

Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University
Includes a vast, searchable database known as the program's Documentation Centre

UNHCR, RefWorld
Authoritative information from UNHCR, including country reports, legal and policy-related documents and literature references.

Education and Training

The Center for Applied Linguistics
CAL offers hundreds of resources related to language learning and training for K-12, adult, and university levels.

Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning
Spring Institute offers a variety of services including technical assistance to Refugee English Language Training Programs. Site offers lots of free resources on program design and classroom teaching, especially for employment related ESL.

The New Americans
Take part in an on-line classroom adventure with new immigrants. Learn about other countries and US immigration.


Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN)
Multilingual health information and complementary resources for those providing health care to resettled refugees and asylees

Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care
Discover how language and cultural affect the delivery of quality services to ethnically diverse communities.

EthnoMed: Ethnic medicine information from Harborview Medical Center
Contains cultural profiles on various refugee groups and links to the "ethnomed" series which provide more health-related information related to refugee groups.

Multilingual Health Education Booklets (collaboratively developed in Minnesota)
Series of sixse booklets (20-40 pages) with health information translated into several refugee languages. Booklets can be downloaded.

The Center for Cross-Cultural Health in Minneapolis, MN
Links to websites addressing cross-cultural health concerns.