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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.
As COVID-19 spreads around the world, people can take steps to help refugees and asylum seekers.
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, writes about the urgent need to designate Venezuela for temporary protected status.
On a recent visit to Mexicali, Mexico, Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, observed many impacts of the "Remain in Mexico" policy on asylum seekers.
The CVT Kalobeyei team has been extending care to survivors of torture for two years now, and clients report strong results.
Hiba lived in Syria and was newly married when the war forced her to flee her home for the first time. Read her story of courage and strength and finding CVT Jordan and a new life.

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