2.A Refugees: From Eligibility to Arrival
A.3 What information and resources are provided to refugees prior to their arrival in their resettlement country?
Why is this area important?
Actors need to consider how to help refugees prepare for and adjust to a new life in their resettlement country.
Considerations may include:
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(i) How do refugees learn about what to expect in their country of resettlement? (ii) What should refugees expect when they arrive in their country of resettlement? (iii) What can refugees learn in advance to prepare themselves for life in a new country? (iv) How is pre-departure information provided to refugees prior to arrival in their resettlement country? (v) How do refugees learn about the role of their sponsors in their resettlement?
IOM, “Canadian Orientation Abroad: A Pre-departure orientation Project implemented by the International Organization for Migration”