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Not likely to go home: The challenges of integrating Syrian refugees


By Elizabeth Ferris and Kemal Kirişci Originally posted at the Brookings Institution’s “Order from Chaos” blog. Western media reports are filled with stories on the “migrant crisis,” as hundreds of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees search for ways to reach … Continued


Relearning to Listen


By Manisha Aryal Special to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy A few weeks after the two devastating earthquakes (magnitude 7.8 in April 2015, followed by a magnitude 7.2 in May 2015) hit Nepal, I was at a meeting of the … Continued


CDP Awards Grant for Flood Recovery Work in Rural Nebraska


May 2015 was the wettest May in Nebraska history. On May 7, Southeast Nebraska recorded its largest single day rainfall in 110 years. In DeWitt, a small rural community of 570 residents 40 miles south of Lincoln, flood waters rose … Continued