Direct link to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Michigan listing of refugee service agencies. Includes addresses and telephone numbers.
Refugees and immigrants often come to the United States from countries in which the food, diet, and health care systems are quite different from those found in the US. These handouts are designed to communicate basic nutrition information to refugees and immigrants in order to develop positive nutrition and lifestyle habits. Available in many languages: English, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, French, Haitian, Hmong, Karen, Kirundi, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese. Provided by the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, a 501c(3) charitable organization.
Educates refugees, immigrants, resettlement agencies, clinics, community based organizations, and other service providers on refugee health issues. The toolkit presents material in a culturally appropriate manner and is intended to help health care-related professionals more effectively assist refugees and immigrants and reduce health disparities among these populations. Available in many languages: English, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, French, Haitian, Hmong, Karen, Kirundi, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese.