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Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis : Les réfugiés du Sahel : le visage humain d’une crise régionale (French)

Forced displacement is emerging as a major development challenge in the Sahel region, and especially around the Lake Chad basin. The Sahel has recently experienced political upheaval and insecurity due to the conflict in Libya, the crises in Mali and in Nigeria, and the spread of violent extremism across the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 NOV 30, 2017

English Disclosed

Cities of refuge in the Middle East : bringing an urban lens to the forced displacement challenge (English)

This policy note aims to advance our understanding of urban forced displacement, induced by conflict, by looking at the issue from the perspective of receiving towns and cities. ... See More +

Policy Note 121515 SEP 14, 2017


Forcibly displaced : toward a development approach supporting refugees, the internally displaced, and their hosts (English)

The Syrian refugee crisis has galvanized attention to one of the world’s foremost challenges: forced displacement. The total number of refugees and internally displaced persons, now at over 65 million, continues to grow as violent conflict spikes.This report, Forcibly Displaced: Toward a Development Approach Supporting Refugees, the Internally Displaced, and Their Hosts, produced in close partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), attempts to sort fact from fiction to better understand the scope of the challenge and encourage new thinking from a socioeconomic perspective. ... See More +

Publication 117479 JUN 01, 2017


Yes in my backyard? : the economics of refugees and their social dynamics in Kakuma, Kenya (English)

This report comes at a crucial time when the unprecedented global refugee crisis, most notably in Europe and the Mediterranean, has not only focused the world’s attention on the plight of refugees, but has also led to the politicization of refugee influxes. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS14056 FEB 01, 2017

Sanghi,Apurva; Onder,Harun; Vemuru,Varalakshmi Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 111164 DEC 19, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Refugee impacts on Turkana hosts : a social impact analysis for Kakuma town and refugee camp Turkana County, Kenya (English)

Turkana County, until 2013 known formerly as Turkana District of the Rift Valley Province of Kenya, is the largest county in Kenya (77,000 square kilometers). ... See More +

Working Paper 111309 NOV 01, 2016

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Oka,Rahul Chandrashekhar; Gengo,Rieti Giovani; Gettler, Lee Disclosed

Jordan - Economic Opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian Refugees Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 108718 SEP 27, 2016


Jordan - Enhancing Delivery of Judicial Services to Poor Jordanians and Refugees in Host Communities Project (Arabic)

Project Information Document PIDC36097 OCT 27, 2015