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Feb 23, 2016 / Video
The Middle East and North Africa region could remain trapped in a cycle of instability without the resources to manage the current consequences of conflict and seize opportunities for peace as soon as they arise. To meet the scale of the need, the World Bank Group, United Nations and the Islamic... more
Feb 12, 2016 / Blog
Like other vulnerable people, refugees are likely to encounter legal problems. These problems are often linked directly to their displacement, but also reflect general problems poor people encounter related to family, civil, and criminal matters.   The longer the displacement, the more legal... more
Jan 26, 2016 / Report/Study
Turkey now hosts the largest refugee population in the world. The Government of Turkey (GoT) estimates the total number of registered Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs) at 2,225,147. The objective of this policy brief is to collate existing publically available material on the situation of... more
Jan 26, 2016 / Report/Study
This is the second report on the implementation of the Integrating Cities Charter, covering 20 EUROCITIES members in their role to integrate migrants as policy makers, employers, service providers, and buyers of goods and services.
Jan 06, 2016 / Report/Study
English: Full report, Summary Arabic: Summary French: Summary   The book focuses on the largest refugee crisis of our time: the Syrian refugee crisis. It exploits a wealth of survey and registry data on Syrian refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon to assess their poverty and vulnerability... more
Jan 06, 2016 / Video
Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, over 6.5 million of the country’s people have been internally displaced and almost 4.4 million are registered refugees, which amounts to about half of Syria’s pre-crisis population. Nearly 1.7 million people have fled to neighboring Jordan and Lebanon.... more
Jan 06, 2016 / Blog
The Syrian crisis has now become one of the largest humanitarian crises of our time. The numbers are staggering. About half of the Syrian pre-conflict population has been displaced, over 200,000 people have been killed, millions of Syrians have been injured or traumatized and millions more have... more
Nov 16, 2015 / Blog
Roughly half of the World’s 60 million plus displaced people - 19 million refugees and 41 million internally displaced people (IDPs) - are female. This the highest number ever recorded and the numbers continue to rise. According to the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutierrez “we are... more
Oct 22, 2015 / Video
Youth-focused radio show dedicated to the Syrian refugee crisis. With young invitees, the discussion looks closely at the crisis and tries to understand its scope and the challenges it poses to refugees and neighboring hosting countries alike. The show also focuses on the integration journey of... more
Oct 20, 2015 / Report/Study
A study that highlights how prices and unemployment have increased, and refugees and IDPs entering the labor market are pushing wages down. Published in April 2015 by the World Bank.
Oct 20, 2015 / Report/Study
A report that examines the effects of the Syrian conflict on the Lebanese economy. Published in April 2015 by the World Bank.
Oct 20, 2015 / Report/Study
To provide a solid basis to define its needs and frame its priorities in terms of the specific assistance it seeks from the international community as well as to inform its own domestic policy response, the Government of Lebanon (GoL) requested the World Bank to lead an Economic and Social Impact... more