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DANBURY, CT USA – 28 August 2018. Translators without Borders (TWB) has released the latest version of its glossary for northeast Nigeria. TWB is an international non-profit that supports people affected by crisis, giving them access to information in the language they understand.

The latest edition of the TWB Glossary for Nigeria focuses on the mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) sector in northeast Nigeria. It helps those working in the sector communicate more effectively with internally displaced people in the region using terminology that is clear, unambiguous, and less stigmatizing…

TWB Glossaries are built with input from local language speakers, interpreters, and field workers. The goal is to provide consistent, accurate, and easily understood words in local languages. They also help interpreters and field staff feel confident in their work and give the field worker greater assurance that they can genuinely communicate with affected individuals…

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