Vulnerable groups of displaced populations


Publication Date 

December 2004
pp 256-263

This article considers some of the wider consequences of conflict and trauma, as well as the broad scope of conflict medicine. It outlines some of the predisposing factors to displacement, some of the immediate and longer-term impacts of displacement, contextualises many of the particular considerations that need to be taken into account when working with people or groups who have undergone such experiences. It highlights how and why internally displaced people are vulnerable, and what effects this vulnerability can have on conflict recovery

Serial Title:Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps Serial Part:Vol. 150, No. 4 

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