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Dr. Adaobi Iheduru, LP, clinic manager and psychologist, CVT Georgia, writes about her work with clients and their resilience during the pandemic.
Hikayat (a pseudonym), works in a hospital in Amman today after fleeing her home in Sudan during the war. She is sharing her story in hopes of justice and safety.
Noor (a pseudonym) fled to Amman, Jordan, from her home in Syria. She found CVT Jordan, and now she is sharing her story so that others learn about what happened in Syria.
Yusra Al-Kailani, CVT psychotherapist and resilience programming trainer, delivered this speech on 26 June, 2020, at a United Nations event: “Combatting Torture and Ill-Treatment in Times of COVID-19: Testimonies from the Ground.”
Randa Peter Anthony, rehabilitation assistant, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about her work with survivors and the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her and her clients.
Edna Gicovi, psychotherapist/trainer with CVT Nairobi, writes about the challenges confronted by clients since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joseph Wesonga, physiotherapist/trainer, CVT Kakuma, writes about how his work with clients continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ahmad Al-Shouly, CVT Jordan social services manager, and Hadeel Al-Mkhaimer and Esraa Janajreh, social workers, discuss their efforts to help clients cope with the challenges they are facing during the pandemic.
Salwa Al-Haj Saeed, outreach worker at CVT Jordan, works with a team of volunteers to connect with the refugee community and to keep that connection during the pandemic.
The CVT Uganda-Gulu team is adapting care in the time of COVID-19 and caring for clients across the region.

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