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Adaptation of community based rehabilitation in areas of armed conflict

BOYCE, William
2000

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Armed conflict and civil strife have affected over 40 countries world-wide in the last decade. The majority of these conflicts are in poorer countries, and the principle victims are from poor families and vulnerable groups that include people with disabilities. This article discusses how the principles of community based rehabilitation may be applied in areas of conflict, and the challenges faced in trying to do so

Disabled children in post-war Mozambique : developing community based support

MILES, Susie
MEDI, Elena
September 1994

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Based on children in refugee camps in Mozambique this article gives an insight into the experiences of children living in a former civil war country. The article explores the direct and indirect impacts of war on disabled people such as the collapse of the health system, lack of food security, conflict, torture and landmines

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