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Decision makers in fragile countries need quality data, but obtaining such data is challenging. A new report highlights how to tackle the challenge.

https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/poverty/publication/data-collection-in-fragile-states
Data collection in South Sudan. Photo: © World Bank
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Refugees face added obstacles to obtaining proof of identity needed to claim legal rights and access all kinds of services in host communities.

https://blogs.worldbank.org/dev4peace/refugee-women-face-complex-barriers-proving-identity
Refugees line up at the UNHCR registration center in Tripoli, Lebanon. Photo: © Mohamed Azakir/World Bank
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