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CDC Staffers Take No Refuge From Helping Refugees Around the World

A child plays with a kite in a tent camp after the earthquake, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2010.

  For anybody wondering why CDC has a branch dedicated to helping refugees or why the United Nations has formally recognized World Refugee Day every year since it was created in 2001, the answer can be found in a single, stark statistic: In 2013, a person became a new refugee or internally displaced person every Read More >

Posted on by Cyrus Shahpar, MD, MBA, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, CDC Emergency Response and Recovery Branch; and Michelle Dynes, PhD, MPH, MSN, CNM, RN, EIS Officer/Epidemiologist, CDC Emergency Response and Recovery Branch1 CommentTags , , , , , , ,