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Burma (Myanmar)

This cultural backgrounder is about the backgrounds and experiences of refugees from Burma. It was developed by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center.

Bhutan

This cultural backgrounder is about the culture and history of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. It was developed by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center.

Eritrea

This cultural backgrounder is specifically about Eritrean refugees being resettled from the Shimelba Refugee Camp. It was developed by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center.

Somalia

This cultural backgrounder is about the history and culture of Somali refugees. It was developed by BRCYS, Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services.

Iraq

This cultural backgrounder provides information about the history, cultures, and background experiences of refugees from Iraq. It was developed by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

This cultural backgrounder focuses on refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was developed by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center.

Afghanistan

These resources from the Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange share more about Afghan history, culture, language and more.

Migration Policy Institute

The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through authoritative research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex policy questions. The Country Resources page provides information about displacement organized by country of origin.