Refugees from Burma (Myanmar)

Title: Refugees from Burma (Myanmar)

Author: Great Brook Valley Health Center in consultation with James Aung, Saisih Nawnkhar, Oo Reh, Elizabeth Hannum, Meredith Walsh, MORI   and MDPH.

Description: A PowerPoint presentation on the growing presence of refugees from Buma in Worcester.  The presentation includes statistical information on the growth of refugees from Burma in Central Massachusetts and information on Burmese history, refugee camps, religious and cultural practices, languages, food, and physical and mental health concerns. The report also outlines strengths and challenges to assimilation for refugees from Burma in Central Massachusetts.

Keywords: Burmese, refugee integration, culture and traditions, health care

Cataloged by: Caleigh Ross / B.J. Perkins

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