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101 FMR 59 - The importance of monitoring internal displacement The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development acknowledges the link between internal displacement and development, and States should therefore be including internal displacement when monitoring progress towards their development goals. Christelle Cazabat 06 Nov 2018
102 FMR 59 - Strengthening implementation of the Guiding Principles by affected States Engaging with States affected by internal displacement by facilitating peer-to-peer exchanges on shared challenges and through tapping into the potential for mobilisation by sub-regional and regional forums can prompt national action. Angela Cotroneo 06 Nov 2018
103 FMR 59 - Domesticating the Guiding Principles in Afghanistan Over the past 20 years, many governments have developed legal and policy instruments to help incorporate the Guiding Principles into national legislation or policy frameworks. Achieving effective, meaningful implementation, however, is hard. Nassim Majidi, Dan Tyler 06 Nov 2018
104 FMR 59 - Protecting property: the Iraqi experience Protection of property rights on a fair and non-discriminatory basis within Iraq’s multi-ethnic society is central to the end of displacement and the start of durable solutions. Sila Sonmez, Shahaan Murray, Martin Clutterbuck 06 Nov 2018
105 FMR 59 - The Guiding Principles and armed non-State actors Direct humanitarian engagement with these actors is required in order to help them improve their understanding of and compliance with the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement. Carla Ruta, Heloise Ruaudel, Pascal Bongard 06 Nov 2018
106 FMR 59 - Addressing internal displacement in Ethiopia Among various new initiatives in Ethiopia to address both the short- and long-term needs of IDPs, the Durable Solutions Working Group is making some progress, despite the challenging context. Behigu Habte, Yun Jin Kweon 06 Nov 2018
107 FMR 59 - The Guiding Principles in international human rights courts The Guiding Principles have potential to support and complement international human rights law on internal displacement but they have had little explicit consideration by international and regional human rights courts and commissions. Deborah Casalin 06 Nov 2018
108 FMR 59 - A disaster approach to displacement: IDPs in the Philippines In the absence of a national policy on internal displacement, the Philippines has used a disaster management framework to address displacement caused by terrorism-related conflict in Marawi City. Reinna Bermudez, Francis Tom Temprosa, Odessa Gonzalez Benson 06 Nov 2018
109 FMR 59 - Planned relocation in Asia and the Pacific Promising policy developments are underway in Asia and the Pacific to address climate and disaster-related displacement, yet the deeper governance structures required to embed protection are not yet in place, especially for planned relocation. Jessie Connell, Sabira Coelho 06 Nov 2018
110 FMR 59 - Internal displacement beyond 2018: the road ahead The statistics and the challenges around internal displacement are daunting. However, much has been learned since the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement were launched in 1998. Alexandra Bilak, Avigail Shai 01 Nov 2018
111 FMR 59 General - Lessons from the 1990s for Belize today Belize is currently facing a refugee situation that in many ways is reminiscent of the Central American refugee crisis it dealt with, successfully, in the 1990s. Could lessons from the past be key to the most effective response today? Janice Marshall, Kelleen Corrigan 01 Nov 2018
112 FMR 59 General - Gender and livelihoods in Myanmar after development-induced resettlement Research on a resettlement programme in Myanmar underscores the pressing need for policymakers to understand the ways in which gender affects how different groups experience the impact of development-induced resettlement. Gillian Cornish, Rebekah Ramsay 01 Nov 2018
113 FMR 59 General - Working with peer researchers in refugee communities Refugee peer researchers can be a vital source of access, knowledge and assistance to refugee communities, and international researchers must consider how best to work collaboratively with them. William Bakunzi 01 Nov 2018
114 FMR 59 General - Valuing local humanitarian knowledge: learning from the Central African Republic The humanitarian community needs to better identify, collect, harness and disseminate the local humanitarian knowledge that is developed within protracted conflict settings by national NGOs. Brigitte Piquard, Luk Delft 31 Oct 2018
115 FMR 59 General - The Global Summit of Refugees and the importance of refugee self-representation In June 2018, 72 refugee representatives from 27 refugee-hosting countries gathered in Geneva for the first-ever Global Summit of Refugees. The Global Summit of Refugees Steering Committee 31 Oct 2018
116 FMR 59 General - Assisting displaced people: a shared responsibility Enyimba kwe nu. When we work together, we achieve more. Iwuoha Chima Iwuoha 30 Oct 2018
117 FMR 59 General - Exclusion of local actors from coordination leadership in child protection Despite multiple commitments to and much guidance on the desirability of local actors leading coordination at the national level, the reality is that they continue to be excluded. Umar Abdullahi Maina, Daniel Machuor, Anthony Nolan 30 Oct 2018
118 FMR 58 - From the editors In our main feature, authors explore the complex interactions of the constraints and opportunities involved, drawing on case-studies from around the world and highlighting the roles of new actors, new technologies and new-or renewed-approaches. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 10 Jul 2018
119 FMR 58 - Refugees’ right to work and access to labour markets: constraints, challenges and ways forward Host countries need to assess the potential for opening their labour markets to refugees, and enhancing access to decent work. Roger Zetter, Heloise Ruaudel 10 Jul 2018
120 FMR 58 - Supporting recently resettled refugees in the UK Organisations supporting recently resettled refugees to find employment should focus on providing them with the tools to navigate the employment market in a sustainable way that leads to their personal development. Marwa Belghazi 10 Jul 2018
121 FMR 58 - Integrating refugees into the Turkish labour market The granting to Syrian refugees in Turkey of the right to access formal work was a first step towards their economic integration but a number of challenges remain. Ximena V Del Carpio, Sirma Demir Seker, Ahmet Levent Yener 10 Jul 2018
122 FMR 58 - From refugee to employee: work integration in rural Denmark The launch of Red Cross Denmark’s Fast Track programme, which focuses on early refugee employment, offers an opportunity to explore the relationship between local employment of refugees and the sustainability of rural life. Martin Ledstrup, Marie Larsen 10 Jul 2018
123 FMR 58 - Integrating refugee doctors into host health-care systems Refugee doctors face a number of barriers to practising medicine, despite the significant contributions that they can make. Shahla Namak, Fatin Sahhar, Sarah Kureshi, Fadya El Rayess 10 Jul 2018
124 FMR 58 - Refugees’ engagement with host economies in Uganda Multi-sited fieldwork in Uganda allows for an exploration of the complex patterns of engagement between refugees’ economic activities and local economies, in urban, emergency and protracted settings. Naohiko Omata 10 Jul 2018
125 FMR 58 - Refugees and host communities in the Rwandan labour market In Rwanda, Congolese refugees have the same freedom of movement and right to work as Rwandans but the experiences and economic activities of these two populations are very different. Özge Bilgili, Craig Loschmann 10 Jul 2018
126 FMR 58 - The role of rural grocery stores in refugee reception Our research with rural grocery store managers in Denmark suggests that the integration of asylum centres into the local social and economic life in rural areas is a key factor in successful refugee reception. Zachary Whyte, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mona Schaldemose 10 Jul 2018
127 FMR 58 - Collaboration with criminal organisations in Colombia: an obstacle to economic recovery Those seeking to support economic development for internally displaced people in Colombia need to understand how and why many IDPs collaborate with armed groups and criminal organisations. Christopher M Hays 10 Jul 2018
128 FMR 58 - Syrian economies: a temporary boom? Some displaced people and their host communities have benefited economically from the consequences of conflict in Syria’s Raqqa province. Others need support – and the type of support needed will change as circumstances change. Ahmad Al Ajlan 10 Jul 2018
129 FMR 58 - Obstacles to refugees’ self-reliance in Germany The majority of Germany’s refugees and asylum seekers rely on government welfare and face serious obstacles to self-reliance. Integration policies must eliminate these obstacles to promote mutual long-term benefits for refugees and their new communities. Elizabeth Ekren 10 Jul 2018
130 FMR 58 - The new world of work and the need for digital empowerment References are often made to forced migrants’ digital literacy, including use of smartphones to organise journeys and communicate once at their destinations. Other digital skills, including those relating to the workplace, are of greater relevance. Miguel Peromingo, Willem Pieterson 10 Jul 2018
131 FMR 58 - Investing in refugees: building human capital Investing in refugees’ well-being is a global public good, and the international community should work to reduce malnutrition and increase access to education for refugees in order to help build human capital and achieve better economic outcomes for all. Lili Mottaghi 10 Jul 2018
132 FMR 58 - Towards greater visibility and recruitment of skilled refugees Showcasing refugees’ skills connects refugees to global work opportunities, and also shifts narrative from one of refugees being burdens to host countries to one in which refugees are recognised as skilled workers for whom countries should be competing. Leah Nichles, Sayre Nyce 10 Jul 2018
133 FMR 58 - Validating highly educated refugees’ qualifications Qualification certificates play a central role in the labour market integration of highly educated refugees but validating them presents considerable challenges. Sweden and Norway have introduced some positive developments to address such difficulties. Katarina Mozetič 10 Jul 2018
134 FMR 58 - Refugee livelihoods: new actors, new models The international community is increasingly emphasising the need to bridge the humanitarian­–development gap. But what does this mean on the ground in terms of refugees’ livelihoods and economic inclusion? Ziad Ayoubi, Regina Saavedra 10 Jul 2018
135 FMR 58 - The macro-economic impacts of Syrian refugee aid A new study on the effects of humanitarian assistance in response to the Syria crisis finds significant positive impacts for regional economic growth and job creation. Tobias Schillings 10 Jul 2018
136 FMR 58 - Quality of work for Syrian refugees in Jordan Work permits have been at the centre of the policy debate on the hosting of Syrian refugees in Jordan. This approach needs also to involve ensuring decent working conditions for all. Maha Kattaa, Meredith Byrne 09 Jul 2018
137 FMR 58 - The gig economy in complex refugee situations Research with Syrian women refugees in Jordan suggests that, despite significant challenges, the gig economy has some potential to help refugees participate in host communities and to bolster their economic participation. Abigail Hunt, Emma Samman, Dina Mansour-Ille, Henrieke Max 09 Jul 2018
138 FMR 58 - The power of markets: lessons from Uganda Market-based approaches in northern Uganda demonstrate the benefits of supporting local markets instead of distributing in-kind aid. Alison Hemberger, Sasha Muench, Chelsea Purvis 09 Jul 2018
139 FMR 58 - Livelihoods programming and its influence on secondary migration Improving access to work, as well as livelihoods programming itself, is required if the lives and livelihoods of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia are to improve. Richard Mallett, Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Clare Cummings, Nassim Majidi 09 Jul 2018
140 FMR 58 - The shortcomings of employment as a durable solution The refugee assistance regime that prevails today seems to insist that the best, or only, solution to protracted refugee situations is firmly rooted in improving access to employment. Nora Bardelli 09 Jul 2018
141 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Refugee-led social protection: reconceiving refugee assistance The help and assistance that refugees offer each other is central to the lives of many displaced people. Recognising this allows support for displaced people to be reconceived in more sustaining and empowering ways. Evan Easton-Calabria, Kate Pincock 09 Jul 2018
142 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Refugee paralegals Refugees in Kenya face multiple barriers to accessing their rights. The work of paralegals who are themselves refugees and who support and facilitate refugees’ access to justice offers a vital service. Musenga Tshimankinda Christian 09 Jul 2018
143 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Kobciye: empowering Somali refugees in Nairobi Established by a resettled Somali refugee and now under the leadership of his children, Kobciye resource centre works to empower Somali refugees in Eastleigh, Nairobi. Afrah Hassan 09 Jul 2018
144 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Syrian refugee-led organisations in Berlin Many of the approximately 50,000 Syrian refugees living in Berlin continue to depend largely on State assistance; some refugees have also created and found additional support in active, vibrant community initiatives. Jennifer Wood, Evan Easton-Calabria, Yahya Alaous 09 Jul 2018
145 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Refugee-led education in Indonesia Refugee-led education initiatives in West Java, Indonesia, show how refugee communities can work with supporters to overcome service gaps faced in host countries. Thomas Brown 09 Jul 2018
146 FMR 58 Refugee-led social protection - Lessons from LGBTIQ refugee-led community-based organisations The work of community-based organisations led by and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) refugees in Nairobi, Kenya, provides important insights. Hester K V Moore 09 Jul 2018
147 FMR 57 - From the editors This issue therefore focuses – as did the 2014 issue – on displacement from and within Syria. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 05 Mar 2018
148 FMR 57 - Foreword: Syria in 2018 – in search of solutions This important issue of Forced Migration Review draws our attention to the current challenges facing displaced Syrians and the continuing search for solutions. Noor Al Hussein 05 Mar 2018
149 FMR 57 - Protecting the dignity of displaced Syrians What does dignity mean to Syrian refugees and practitioners? And what can humanitarian organisations do – or abstain from doing – to help Syrians preserve and protect their dignity? Kholoud Mansour 05 Mar 2018
150 FMR 57 - One camp, three refugee groups: challenges for local NGOs Local non-governmental organisations in Lebanon's Bourj al-Barajneh camp face challenges in responding to the complex needs of three different refugee groups. Olfat Mahmoud, Rebecca Roberts 05 Mar 2018
151 FMR 57 - Refugee-led humanitarianism in Lebanon's Shatila camp Refugee-led humanitarian initiatives by 'established' Palestinian refugees in response to the arrival of 'new' displaced Syrians to Shatila camp raise key questions. Hind Sharif 05 Mar 2018
152 FMR 57 - The role of municipalities in ensuring stability Responses to crises in Lebanon's Beka'a region in 2017 show that refugee-hosting municipalities can be a pillar of peaceful coexistence and must be supported. Josep Zapater 05 Mar 2018
153 FMR 57 - Competing security and humanitarian imperatives in the Berm Approximately 60,000 Syrians are trapped in 'the Berm', a desolate area on the Syria-Jordan border. When security concerns are prioritised over humanitarian needs and aid agencies turn to militant groups to deliver aid, the consequences can be deplorable. Charles Simpson 05 Mar 2018
154 FMR 57 - Categorising Syrians in Lebanon as 'vulnerable' Vulnerability assessments are used by humanitarian actors to identify those at greater risk of harm but their use in the response to displaced Syrians in Lebanon is problematic. Maja Janmyr, Lama Mourad 28 Feb 2018
155 FMR 57 - Rethinking the lessons from Za'atari refugee camp Humanitarian efforts to build a model refugee camp when constructing Azraq camp in Jordan – drawing on what was supposed to have been learned in Za'atari camp – missed crucial aspects of Za'atari's governance. Melissa N Gatter 28 Feb 2018
156 FMR 57 - The neglected health needs of older Syrian refugees in Jordan In Jordan, the specific health needs of older Syrian refugees tend to be overlooked, due in part to a lack of data, institutional biases and the nature of the humanitarian response. Sigrid Lupieri 28 Feb 2018
157 FMR 57 - The importance of social capital in protracted displacement We hope to generate discussion about ways to further tailor assessments, targeting and programming in this and other situations of protracted displacement. Ana Uzelac, Jos Meester, Markus Goransson, Willem van den Berg 28 Feb 2018
158 FMR 57 - From vulnerability to resilience: improving humanitarian response Lessons from responses to the Syrian displacement crisis can inform broader discussions on how to build responses that better address vulnerability, support resilience and include displaced women, children and young people in all their diversity. Emma Pearce, Boram Lee 28 Feb 2018
159 FMR 57 - Syrian refugees: thinking beyond gender stereotypes The dominant gender narratives among NGOs responding to Syrian refugees, and their subsequent interventions, are based on sometimes simplistic understandings of the ‘traditional’ Syrian household and power dynamics. Michelle Lokot 28 Feb 2018
160 FMR 57 - How migration to Europe affects those left behind Families are frequently separated as a result of migration and displacement from the Middle East to Europe, yet humanitarian aid is often difficult to access and insufficient to meet the needs of those left behind. Megan Passey 28 Feb 2018
161 FMR 57 - Peace education and psychosocial support for social cohesion Evidence from psychosocial support-based peace education work with young displaced Syrians shows that addressing trauma is critical in overcoming psychological barriers to social cohesion. Ruth Simpson 28 Feb 2018
162 FMR 57 - Private sector engagement in refugee education The involvement of the private sector in providing education for Syrian refugees has much to commend it but greater consideration needs to be paid to the ethical and practical concerns that may arise. Zeena Zakharia, Francine Menashy 28 Feb 2018
163 FMR 57 - Caring for male and LGBTI sexual violence survivors: learning from local organisations Local organisations responding to the Syrian humanitarian crisis are at the forefront of providing care for both male and LGBTI survivors of sexual violence. Sarah Chynoweth 28 Feb 2018
164 FMR 57 - Child marriage in Jordan: breaking the cycle In seeking to combat the growing phenomenon of child marriage among Syrian refugees, it is vital to engage the whole range of actors involved, and to recognise that girls and boys have the capacity to address this issue in their own communities. Georgia Swan 28 Feb 2018
165 FMR 55 - Low-cost, locally available shelters in Pakistan Flooding in 2010 affected 18 million people in Pakistan. With declining donor funds and flooding again in 2011 and 2012, the humanitarian community required low-cost solutions that could be scaled up. Ammarah Mubarak, Saad Hafeez 18 Dec 2017
166 FMR 56 - From the editors The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and further afield. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 31 Oct 2017
167 FMR 56 - Foreword: Regional solidarity and commitment to protection in Latin America and the Caribbean At a time when over 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide, Latin America and the Caribbean offer examples of good practices from a region which continues to uphold a long-standing commitment to protect those in need. Filippo Grandi 31 Oct 2017
168 FMR 56 - Protection gaps in Mexico With Mexico a major destination – and transit – country for people displaced by violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America, the Mexican government needs urgently to improve its asylum systems and procedures if they are to be fit for purpose. Andrea Villasenor, Elba Coria 31 Oct 2017
169 FMR 56 - Silencing criticism in Mexico Journalists and human rights defenders in Mexico are being attacked in an attempt to silence their criticism. Many are forced to flee or risk being assassinated. The consequences are both personal and of wider social significance. Ximena Suárez, Daniel Zapico 31 Oct 2017
170 FMR 56 - La 72: an oasis along the migration routes in Mexico In the face of violence, stricter migration policies and daily obstacles, those working at the La 72 shelter strive to respect people’s sense of dignity while caring for their safety. Alejandro Olayo-Méndez 31 Oct 2017
171 FMR 56 - Mexico’s Michoacán state: mixed migration flows and transnational links Against a backdrop of unremitting violence in Mexico, traditional migration patterns in the North American corridor are being reconfigured. Xóchitl Bada, Andreas E Feldmann 31 Oct 2017
172 FMR 56 - Criminal violence in Honduras as a driver of displacement The impact of violence is felt daily in the Northern Triangle of Central America and is a major driver of displacement, yet its very nature obstructs identification of and access to those in need of protection. Suzanna Nelson-Pollard 31 Oct 2017
173 FMR 56 - Factors influencing decision making by people fleeing Central America Interviews with people who have fled violence in Central America reveal the influences behind their decision making prior to and during flight. Vickie Knox 31 Oct 2017
174 FMR 56 - Central American refugees: protected or put at risk by communication technologies? In a world that is more interconnected than ever, many refugees cannot obtain information or communicate when they most need to. Paradoxically, carrying a phone or connecting to the internet can put them at risk if they do not take security measures. Guillermo Barros 31 Oct 2017
175 FMR 56 - Unaccompanied children crossing the Darién Gap While there is much attention paid to the treacherous journeys of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, both the media and international aid community have overlooked one of the deadliest migratory routes in the world: the Darién Gap. Margaret Hunter 31 Oct 2017
176 FMR 56 - Youth outreach centres in El Salvador: providing alternatives to displacement A growing number of youth are fleeing El Salvador, one of the most violent countries in the world, and travelling unaccompanied to the US-Mexico border. Benjamin J Roth 31 Oct 2017
177 FMR 56 - Accompaniment by the Catholic Church The Catholic Church is developing various initiatives to assist those fleeing violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America. Ashley Feasley, Todd Scribner 31 Oct 2017
178 FMR 56 - Colombia: durable solutions for the forcibly displaced Colombia has a sophisticated body of law and a wealth of experience in the development of policies for the forcibly displaced. However, numerous obstacles stand in the way of attaining permanent solutions to displacement. Amaya Valcárcel, Vera Samudio 31 Oct 2017
179 FMR 56 - Colombia: time to invoke the cessation clause? After more than five decades of internal armed conflict, in November 2016 the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the FARC-EP. Does this mean that those Colombians who had been forced to leave the country must now begin to return? Beatriz Eugenia Sánchez Mojica 31 Oct 2017
180 FMR 56 - Colombia’s ex–combatant children and adolescents Large numbers of children and adolescents recruited into the armed conflict in Colombia are now being demobilised. Stephany Armas Contreras 31 Oct 2017
181 FMR 56 - New drivers of displacement in Colombia Violence and displacement have not ended with the signing of the peace agreement in Colombia. Alfredo Campos García 31 Oct 2017
182 FMR 56 - Land restitution in Colombia: why so few applications? Halfway through Colombia’s official land restitution process, questions arise as to why the number of claims is so much lower than anticipated. Frances Thomson 31 Oct 2017
183 FMR 56 - Colombia’s displaced indigenous women Indigenous peoples are one of the most vulnerable groups within Colombia’s internally displaced population, and a lack of understanding of their culture and needs constitutes a major challenge to their protection and assistance. Gina Escobar Cuero 31 Oct 2017
184 FMR 56 - Triggers of internal displacement in Guatemala More than 20 years since the end of the civil war, Guatemala is once again experiencing an upsurge in internal displacement. The causes are multiple, and demand attention. Sindy Hernández Bonilla 31 Oct 2017
185 FMR 56 - Falling short of protection: Peru’s new migration scheme for Venezuelans audio/mpeg iconparent.mp3 Peru’s introduction of a new work and study permit for Venezuelans fleeing violence in their country is to be applauded – but it provides only a limited, temporary form of protection. Nicolas Parent 31 Oct 2017
186 FMR 56 - Protection in the absence of legislation in Trinidad and Tobago The Caribbean’s many small island States are grappling with increasingly complex mixed migration flows, yet few have introduced refugee legislation. Trinidad and Tobago is in the process of doing so. Rochelle Nakhid, Andrew Welch 31 Oct 2017
187 FMR 56 - Eradicating statelessness in the Americas Considerable progress has been made towards eradicating statelessness in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2014 but there is still work to be done if it is to become the first world region to eradicate statelessness. Juan Ignacio Mondelli 31 Oct 2017
188 FMR 56 - Extra-regional refugee resettlement in South America: the Palestinian experience The Humanitarian Resettlement Programme for extra-regional refugees built on the Solidarity Resettlement Programme that emerged from the 2004 Mexico Declaration and Plan of Action. Marcia Vera Espinoza 31 Oct 2017
189 FMR 56 - Venezuelan displacement: a challenge to Brazil Brazil must strengthen its reception and integration of fleeing Venezuelans. Helisane Mahlke, Lilian Yamamoto 31 Oct 2017
190 FMR 56 - The future of the Brazilian resettlement programme Brazil’s resettlement programmes have been praised for demonstrating the country’s commitment to refugee protection but the number resettled remains small compared with international need. Thais Silva Menezes, Stylianos Kostas 31 Oct 2017
191 FMR 56 - Visas and qualifications: Syrian refugees in Brazil Brazil’s humanitarian visa programme for Syrian refugees and its efforts to recognise their qualifications could offer lessons for refugee protection and integration across the region. Gilberto M A Rodrigues, José Blanes Sala, Débora Corrêa de Siqueira 30 Oct 2017
192 FMR 56 - Syrian refugees in Uruguay: an uncomfortable topic Only a year after Uruguay’s resettlement plan for Syrian refugees was established, the resettled families said they wanted to leave. Expectations have not been met. Raquel Rodríguez Camejo 30 Oct 2017
193 FMR 56 - Measuring local integration in Ecuador In 2014-15 UNHCR Ecuador developed an index to measure the degree to which refugees are integrated in their host country, using three main dimensions of local integration: legal, economic and socio-cultural. Santiago Cordova, Peter Janssen 30 Oct 2017
194 FMR 56 - The RCM Guide: a novel protection tool for cross-border disaster-induced displacement in the Americas A new regional guide presents practices and measures to help address the protection needs of cross-border disaster-displaced persons. Walter Kälin, David Cantor 30 Oct 2017
195 FMR 56 - Disaster-induced displacement in the Caribbean and the Pacific People in Small Island Developing States are particularly vulnerable to displacement by disaster. Governments in the Caribbean and the Pacific need urgently to do more risk management and planning. Mo Hamza, Ida Koch, Malte Plewa 30 Oct 2017
196 FMR 56 - Towards a regional agreement on environmental displacement? The effects of climate change influence the frequency and intensity of disasters and slow-onset environmental degradation processes, exacerbating pre-existing risks and vulnerabilities. Erika Pires Ramos, Fernanda de Salles Cavedon-Capdeville, Lilian Yamamoto, Diogo Andreola Serraglio 30 Oct 2017
197 FMR 56 - Could Latin American citizenship be a fourth durable solution? Proposals for a regional South American citizenship put forward by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) offer the possibility of alternative solutions for the protection of internally displaced persons and refugees in the region. Valeria Llamas 30 Oct 2017
198 FMR 56 General - Turning the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework into reality As they work towards the adoption of a Global Compact on Refugees, States are implementing the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework. Manisha Thomas 30 Oct 2017
199 FMR 56 General - Towards a development approach to displacement o better respond to displacement, we need to adopt a medium- to long-term perspective rooted in development as well as humanitarian principles. Xavier Devictor 30 Oct 2017
200 FMR 56 General - ASEAN's role in the Rohingya refugee crisis The Rohingya refugee crisis has become a regional crisis. Members of the Association of Southeast Asian States (ASEAN) must enhance regional cooperation in order to improve protection for the region’s refugees. Richa Shivakoti 30 Oct 2017