Assisting resettled and relocated Syrian refugees with information about living in Ireland and advocacy for family reunification and access to housing.
Identifying the particular needs of refugees resettled in Ireland both during the initial orientation period in Emergency Reception and Orientation Centres and after transfer to more long-term accommodation around the country.
Providing a direct service to resettled refugees where there is an absence of support from local organisations, particularly in relation to family reunification.
Identifying the practice and policy trends arising from work with resettled refugees and proposing ways in which we should engage in the monitoring and development of better practice in relation to refugee resettlement. Gathering information about best practice on refugee resettlement in other EU states and outside of the EU, in particular in the USA & Canada and developing policy positions for the IRC on refugee resettlement.
The importance of search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean