Conflict, displacement and health in the Middle East.

@article{Mowafi2011ConflictDA,
  title={Conflict, displacement and health in the Middle East.},
  author={Hani Mowafi},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={472-87}
}
Displacement is a hallmark of modern humanitarian emergencies. Displacement itself is a traumatic event that can result in illness or death. Survivors face challenges including lack of adequate shelter, decreased access to health services, food insecurity, loss of livelihoods, social marginalisation as well as economic and sexual exploitation. Displacement takes many forms in the Middle East and the Arab World. Historical conflicts have resulted in long-term displacement of Palestinians… CONTINUE READING
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