2.D Refugee-Sponsor Relationship
D.4 What happens at the end of the sponsorship period?
Why is this area important?
Actors need to consider the various options available to refugees who may not be self-supporting by the end of the sponsorship undertaking.
Considerations may include:
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(i) What is the appropriate length of a sponsorship undertaking? Under what circumstances can the length of the sponsorship vary? (ii) What opportunities are available to sponsors following the end of the sponsorship period? (iii) What sources of community and social assistance may refugees turn to following the sponsorship period, if necessary? (iv) Can sponsoring groups renew their sponsorship undertakings? (v) Are subsequent sponsorship applications affected by past sponsorships?