Climate migrants are conceptualized as individuals who are compelled to leave their homes and often their communities because of environmental factors, such as climate change induced events. The purpose of this paper is to recognize and understand the cumulative health impacts climate migrants face, and that by addressing these cumulative health impacts early on, the overall health and well-being of climate migrants will improve.
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PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE AGAINST NEWCOMER, IMMIGRANT, REFUGEE AND NO STATUS WOMEN
This legal information booklet is a part of the curriculum materials developed for Preventing and Responding to Domestic Abuse against Newcomer, Immigrant, Refugee and No status Women Project. We would like to thank the Department of Justice for funding the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society to deliver this project.
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VIRCS MULTICULTURAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer awareness data amongst immigrant women in BC, and Victoria specifically, is largely unknown and has not been extensively studied in the past. This report describes the survey results from Phase 1 of the Multicultural Awareness Campaign for Breast Cancer within immigrant communities of Greater Victoria, BC. It also provides recommendations based on the survey findings and background research. This research project is funded by the Canadian Cancer Society formerly known as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Any questions or comments about this report can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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