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Ansam Abusabha, physiotherapist, CVT Jordan writes about the changes and empowerment she sees in her clients as they go through the healing process.
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.
In this third story in her series, Farah Al-Dweik, senior physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes from the perspective of a representative client who escaped Syria after her son was kidnapped and then returned to her
As COVID-19 spreads around the world, people can take steps to help refugees and asylum seekers.
Michelle Rodenburg
The public charge rule never should have been implemented and is dangerously irresponsible, explains Michelle Rodenburg of CVT’s D.C. office.
Mohammad Atieh, physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, writes about how CVT's care helps clients begin to look forward to a future.
The CVT Kalobeyei team has been extending care to survivors of torture for two years now, and clients report strong results.

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