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White Helmets uniforms on display at an exhibition on the Syrian conflict, held at Patriot Park of the Russian Armed Forces.

Introducing a Trauma-Informed Practice Framework to Provide Support in Conflict-Affected Countries: The Case of the Syrian White Helmets

Nicola Lester
RUSI Journal, 28 January 2019
Syria, Resilience, Middle East and North Africa
A proposal for a ‘trauma-informed’ framework to provide training and support to the Syrian White Helmets.

In response to the complexity of the Syrian conflict and in recognition of the uniqueness of the role of the Syrian White Helmets and their potential to deliver psychosocial support to their wider communities, Nicola Lester proposes a ‘trauma-informed’ framework as a way of structuring a training and support programme for the organisation.

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