Webinar - Impact of the Housing Crisis on The Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

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Webinar - Impact of the Housing Crisis on The Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) du Canada, in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), invites you to our webinar on: Housing Crisis Impact on Resettling Afghan Refugees

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 from 1 PM to 3 PM (Saskatchewan Time)

This webinar is targeted at direct and indirect service providers in order to feature some of the innovations addressing the housing crisis and will investigate how they could be scaled up.
We will also discuss some statistics and data to present an up-to-date portrait of housing in general.

We aim to explore complementary solutions like different partnership models, private donation or possibilities within university and college residences as well as corporate philanthropy.

This webinar will be offered in both French and English and have accessibility options for the hearing impaired.

Register here

'Welcoming Afghan refugees in the Francophone and Acadian communities requires many resources and support. One of the keys to a successful transition from Afghanistan to Canada is lodging. First, a temporary accommodation upon arrival, and then access to a longer-term solution in the chosen community. The lack of available housing compared to the number of asylum-seekers has been an ongoing issue for many cities and communities. What are some actual statistics and numbers in Canada?'