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Translating and reviewing 20-page report on forced displacement from English to Somali

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre / Norwegian Refugee Council

26 Aug 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
26 Aug 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre conducted a survey of people displaced by the drought and of host communities near Mogadishu, Somalia. The results of this survey describe the impacts of displacement on livelihood, education, health, housing and security. The final report is around 20 pages and written in English. In order to share the key findings with partners in Somalia, so that they can use them to develop better policies and assistance for people affected by drought and displacement, we would like to have it translated into Somali. We would need one volunteer to translate it and another to review it, with both potentially working together in case of disagreements on the translation.
Translation and interpretation
In 2017, IDMC launched a dedicated research programme to assess the economic impacts of internal displacement through its effects on the health, education, livelihoods, housing, security, social life and the environment of IDPs and their hosts. Quantitative data on these effects have never been collected consistently across countries. As part of this programme, we developed an original data collection tool to estimate some of the key economic impacts of internal displacement quantitatively and in a consistent manner across countries. The latest report as part of this project investigated the impacts of drought-related displacement in Somalia, in the Banadir camps near Mogadishu. The report is currently in English and the project would benefit from translation into Somali so that the key findings from this research can be shared with actors in Somalia, including the government, international and non-governmental organisations supporting affected communities. The volunteers will be acknowledged on the Somali version of the report.
Volunteers: 2 needed
6-10 hours per week / 2 weeks
Perfect command of the English language, native speaker of Somali Demonstrated translation and/or editing skills from English to Somali
English, Somali

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