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Usche Merk

contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring 2017. She coordinates psychosocial projects for medico international, the Frankfurt-based international non-governmental organisation.  

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The rise of a concept

Resilience has become a new buzzword in development circles – the impacts are not always positive

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