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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 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 / 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
Sep 17, 2015 / Blog
Today, the world has woken-up to the reality that some countries in the Middle East have been living through for the past three years. The unbearably tragic picture of the Syrian toddler, Aylan, lying face down on a beach in Turkey has driven... more
Sep 17, 2015 / Blog
Unprecedented in scale and, with 16 million people already displaced and more living under the threat of displacement, the current crisis in the Middle East seems unlikely to go away anytime soon. The crisis is rare in that it largely affects middle income countries with fairly well developed... more
Sep 16, 2015 / Blog
2.6 billion people have been affected by natural disasters over the past ten years. Over 1.5 billion human beings are today living in countries affected by a violent armed conflict. There are 60 million refugees around the world. “Crises” are no longer an exception. From the tragedy in the Central... more