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Somalia

The Changing Security Situation in Somalia: Implications for Humanitarian Action

(Excerpt) Insecurity in Somalia is also a serious issue. The lack of security has impeded humanitarian access, increased displacement of the population, and contributed to the rise in criminal activity. Consequently, many donors are decreasing their humanitarian assistance. The current humanitarian…

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News and Press Release
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Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Madagascar + 3 more

The climate change - displacement nexus

By Walter Kälin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons and Co-Director, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal DisplacementChairperson, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, One thing is certain: Climate change is happening and one of its visible impacts is…

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News and Press Release
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Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

South Africa + 1 more

Protecting displaced migrants in South Africa

By Khalid Koser, Fellow, Foreign Policy June 17, 2008 - An estimated 80,000 migrants have been displaced by the recent wave of anti-immigrant violence in South Africa. While some have returned to their home countries - including Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana,…

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Analysis
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Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Internally displaced persons in Darfur - taking stock

By Elizabeth Ferris Darfur has been on the international agenda for the past four years and despite the advocacy campaigns, the growing public awareness, the large and expensive relief operations, and (eventual) Security Council action, the war is far from…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Towards a lasting peace: Addressing the political and humanitarian situation in Kenya

A SEMINAR HOSTED BY THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION - UNIVERSITY OF BERN PROJECT ON INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT Speakers: Dorina Bekoe, Senior Research Associate, Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention, United States Institute of Peace Akwe Amosu, Senior Policy Analyst for Africa, Open Society Policy…

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News and Press Release
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Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Darfur debated

Introduction Bruising debates within the human rights and humanitarian communities have centered on the numbers who have died in Darfur, the use of the term genocide, the efficacy of military versus political solutions and the extent to which human rights…

Format:
Analysis
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Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Angola + 20 more

Humanitarian reform: Responding to IDP situations in non-cluster countries

September 2007 - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) were central to the humanitarian reform initiated by Jan Egeland, then-Emergency Relief Coordinator in 2005. It was widely recognized that the collaborative approach which had been developed to assign institutional responsibilities for IDPs…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Brookings-Bern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011