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Burmese to English translation of an interview related to Myanmar.

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre / Norwegian Refugee Council

15 Jul 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
15 Jul 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
IDMC is conducting research on the relationship between internal displacement, cross-border movements, and durable solutions. Our latest study focuses on Myanmar. One of our researchers is a non-English speaker, and we need support translating his interview notes from Burmese to English.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
The relationship between internal displacement and cross-border movements is not well understood. However, it is clear that many if not most refugees start their journeys as internally displaced people (IDPs), and that many returning refugees face the risk of internal displacement in the absence of durable solutions. While there is plenty of anecdotal evidence to support these hypotheses, there is not enough data to determine how many IDPs become refugees, how many refugees were previously IDPs, or how many returning refugees go back home to a situation of internal displacement. Nor is there sufficient understanding of the processes that lead from internal to cross-border displacement , or the vulnerabilities that contribute to protracted displacement or onward movement when people return to their countries of origin. IDMC has been working to fill this major knowledge gap by investigating the relationship between internal displacement, cross-border movements, and durable solutions.
Volunteers: 1 needed
6-10 hours per week / 1 weeks
Online volunteers should be fully proficient in Burmese (native-speaker level) with demonstrated experience in translation from Burmese to English. Some knowledge of development or humanitarian issues will be appreciated but is not mandatory.
Myanmar
English, Burmese

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