United Nations High Commission for Refugees - IDIA
PhilMUN 2010 23 Bibliography For Further Reading “Refugee Health: An Approach to Emergency Situations”. Médecins Sans Frontières. http://www.refbooks.msf.org/msf_docs/en/Refugee_Health/RH1.pdf This resource is a great outline from Medicins Sans Frontiers, also known as Doctors without Borders. It outlines the top ten public health concerns and elaborates on the solutions proposed today. It also specifically focuses on illnesses associated with diseases in the refugee camps. It is an excellent summary of the major problems that health workers face when trying to address refugees. UNRWA Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework 2008-2011. UNRWA. http://www.un.org/unrwa/publications/NBC/NBC_RRR_Framework_6June08.p df This resource provides good insight into the public health initiatives in the Palestinian Refugee camp Nahr el-Bared in Lebanon. This case study outlines the initiatives that the United Nations is taking in a Palestinian Refugee camp. It helps define the level of involvement that the UN has in refugee camps and helps identify the pitfalls of certain current initiatives. “Health conditions of, and assistance to, the Arab population in the occupied Arab territories, including Palestine”. WHO. 2002. http://apps.who.int/gb/archive/pdf_files/WHA55/ea55id3.pdf This resource is an active resolution presented by the World Health Organization on public health measures around the Middle East. Because this is from the perspective of the World Health Organization, the perspectives are largely from health care providers.
PhilMUN 2010 24 Works Cited 1951 Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees. UNHCR. http://www.unhcr.org/3b66c2aa10.html “67 Countries and 34 International Organisations Gather for Largest Ever Conference on Palestine Refugees” Press Release. UNRWA. http://www.un.org/unrwa/genevaconference/press_releases/geneva_pr01.pdf Al-Khatib, Issam A., Arafat, Rania N. and Musmar, Mohamed(2005)'Housing environment and women's health in a Palestinian refugee camp',International Journal of Environmental Health Research,15:3,181 — 191 “The Annual Report of the Department of Health” UNRWA 2009. Dumper, Michael. The Future of Palestinian Refugees. Lynne-Reinner. 2007. Colorodo (p. 45) “Convention on the Rights of the Child”. UNICEF. http://www.unicef.org/crc/ Cook, Richard. Palestinian Camps and Refugees in Lebanon: Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities Ahead. American University of Beirut. http://www.aub.edu.lb/ifi/Documents/public_policy/pal_camps/memos/02/ifi_pc_ memo02_cook.pdf “Country Comparison: Infant Mortality Rates”. CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-worldfactbook/rankorder/2091rank.html Farah, Randa.”A Report on the Psychological Effects of Overcrowding in Refugee Camps in the West Bank and Gaza Strip”. International Development Research Centre (IDRC). 2000. http://prrn.mcgill.ca/research/papers/farah_0004_4.htm “The Future of Public Health”. Institute of Medicine. The National Academies Press. Washington, DC. 1988. “Healing the Wounds”. The Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees. 2001. http://www.pmrs.ps/content/publications/2001_newsletter.pdf “Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and the occupied Syrian Golan “Report of the director of Health. UNRWA 2007. http://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/A61/A61_ID2-en.pdf