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.
For millions of girls and women, menstruation is a burden. Here's why helping displaced and poor women and girls with their periods is a way to show true respect for them.
Data since 1950s show Americans have always been wary of refugees. A public opinion expert explains current attitudes toward Syrian refugees and what it means for building consensus on policy.
Among the Syrian refugee population it is estimated that there are 2,000 university professionals and 100,000 university qualified students.