Afghan people in South East Melbourne : perspectives of a migrant and refugee community /Publication details: Dandenong, Vic. South Eastern Region Migrant Resource Centre 2009 Description: 71 p.: ill. colSubject(s): Refugees, Afghan | Immigrants Social Aspects | Immigrants Social Life And Customs | SettlementOnline Resources: Electronic copy
A community profile provided by South Eastern Region Migrant Resource Centre March 2009
Refugees face many challenges. A new and unfamiliar home provides both sanctuary and threat to people's traditional ways of life. Adapting to new laws, customs and social standards, and needing to learn about unfamiliar monetary, regulatory, medical, educational, and employment systems places enormous pressure on individuals and families. For these reasons, we have designed this document to assist readers develop a greater understanding of specific Afghan refugee needs.