Dina Dajani is the former Deputy Director of the New Lines Institute’s Displacement and Migration program. She is an expert in international refugee and immigrant policy specializing in humanitarian and public health response and the development and translation of evidence-based policy research. Over the past decade, she has provided in-depth consulting services to agencies engaged in refugee resettlement, including the Department of State and the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. She also worked for the US Department of Health and Human Services providing analysis on Middle East, humanitarian and refugee health affairs, and provided technical expertise to the Office of Refugee Resettlement on refugee health issues. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The Pennsylvania State University.
Dina Dajani, former Deputy Director of the Newlines Institute’s Displacement and Migration Program, speaks with Sahar Atrache, senior advocate for the Middle East at Refugees International, about the Syrian refugee crisis.
Systems for resettlement and repatriation are increasingly showing their limits.
Dina Dajani speaks with Devon Cone, Senior Advocate for Women and Girls at Refugees International, about these issues as they relate to refugees from Afghanistan.
The coronavirus pandemic is highlighting the need for expanded refugee policies and changes in how refugees are supported and who provides that support.