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The Refugee Council

The Refugee Council has information on the health rights of asylum seekers, including on reports and issues of disability.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:11]

Disabled Refugees in Britain: entitlements to and needs for social and welfare services

The Refugee Council and researchers at the University of York have conducted a study of disabled refugees living in Britain. The objective of the research is to increase knowledge of this most excluded and deprived group of people and aid improvements to their quality of life.
Summary of project plus full report available.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:14]

Disabled refugees and asylum seekers in Britain: number and social characteristics

Refugee Council and University of York Social Policy Research Unit (short paper / pdf).

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:16]

Refugee Access Information

Provides useful links for refugees with disabilities. Available in 11 languages.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:17]

Disabled people in refugee and asylum-seeking communities in Britain

Research conducted by Keri Roberts and Jennifer Harris of the University of York. Report covers numbers and social characteristics of disabled refugees and asylum seekers living in Britain; reviews entitlements to social and welfare services and provides an insight into the experiences of disabled refugees, asylum seekers and service providers. Sept 2002.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:19]

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