Many displaced Syrians responded to harsh border controls by passing through permeable borders, using alternative routes and relying upon the use of smugglers and social networks.
Cash assistance programs can be designed with incentives that encourage local retailers to keep their prices steady.
Refugee law puts humanitarianism above considerations of state sovereignty.
Refugee camps should only be a temporary solution. They’re no place for ongoing health care.
Canada and its universities have roles to play in providing safe spaces to scholars in regions where research is under threat due to conflict and repression.
Trust and confidence-building are vital in divided nations where various and often antagonist constituencies are brought together.
Nigeria needs a multisectoral approach to break its annual cholera epidemic.
As both citizens and internal migrants, millions of Indians have been left to fend for themselves.
Displaced people are particularly at risk from zoonotic diseases transmitted between animals and humans.
Displaced by a landslide, Ugandan survivors could not speak the language of the region where they were relocated - but music allowed them a voice.
The US no longer views Israeli settlements on the West Bank as going against international law. What this means for Palestinians.
Displaced by the terrorist insurgency in Northeast Nigeria, refugees aren’t wallowing in self-pity. They’re mobilising whatever resources they can to rebuild livelihoods.
Four young women who escaped Boko Haram during the 2014 Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping are now studying in the US. Their professor recounts a recent breakthrough in their quest to go to college.
In a society where the past looms large, particularly around the issue of violent displacement, presenting an image of ‘sanctuary’ for those fleeing war is disingenuous.
Achieving a genuine sense of belonging in a new country takes a lot more than a naturalisation certificate.
When large companies move into an area, the result is often gentrification. When this happens, the economic and social costs for displaced residents is typically high.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
States’ approaches to challenges of forced displacement and migration often fail to acknowledge a sometimes competing, but always essential, consideration – the basic dignity of the human person.
A scholar who visited Rohingya camps in Myanmar found little hope of a safe return home for refugees, who are currently living in camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
Since 2000, 8.8 million Brazilians have been displaced by disaster, development and crime, new data shows. Now Venezuelan migrants are pouring into the country. Still, Brazil has no real refugee plan.