World Refugee Day in Atlanta Celebrated with Music & Diversity
Cheering music from around the world starts off this enjoyable radio program recorded on World Refugee Day 2010. Then you can listen to on-site interviews with those at the celebration talking about health tips, where to get health care, integration issues and more.
People from Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Burma, Burundi, Somalia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and many more places came out to celebrate World Refugee Day at the Clarkston Community Center.
We recognize all the organizations who participated in this event and made it happen: Atlanta Tech, Catholic Charities, Dekalb Tech, Dekalb County Board of Health, Jewish Family & Career Service, International Rescue Committee, Lutheran Social Services of Georgia, Refugee Family Service, Refugee Resettlement Immigration Service of Atlanta, and World Relief Organization.
Tags: Afghanistan, Burma, Burundi, disease screening, Iran, Iraq, music, Nepal, PTSD, Thailand
Topics: Building Community, Community Health, Events, Health Care, Health Care Access, Immigrant Integration, Immigrants, Mental health, News, Partnerships, Public Health, Refugees
New Routes Project: HEARMe (Health Education via Airwaves for Refugees)
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