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How to improve the integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Brazil

April 22, 2021

Our new study examines the extend of integration of Venezuelan migrants, asylum-seekers, and refugees in Brazil, and explores some of the drivers of and barriers to integration. The study looks at the challenges facing displaced Venezuelans in accessing social protection programs and education in Brazil —a country that provides universal access to education, health care and social protection irrespective of legal status.   

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How refugees' decision to live in or outside the camp affect their quality of life

March 2, 2021

For refugees, simple decisions like where to live —either inside the camp or out— could have inevitable consequences and  affect their quality of life. Read  why understanding this is important for their welfare.

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Knowledge Brief Release: Indirect Health Impacts of COVID-19 on Displaced Populations

NOVEMBER, 2020

Watch the launch of our first of a series of knowledge briefs that highlight the intersection of COVID19, forced displacement, and health.

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Understanding What it Means to ‘Go Home’ for Afghan Refugee Returnees

SEPTEMBER, 2020

Read the blog on the living conditions of the large Afghan refugee population who returned from Pakistan between 2014 and 2017 —with a particular emphasis on documented returnees.

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How to Measure Poverty among Refugees when Data is Scarce – the Case of Chad

JUNE, 2020

Poverty data on refugees and host communities is scarce. Read our blog on how to measure poverty in such cases, with a focus on Chad.

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Does Armed Conflict Increase a Woman’s Risk of Suffering Intimate Partner Violence?

MAY, 2020

Read our blog on how the Boko Haram insurgency increased the risk of women’s experience of intimate partner violence in Nigeria.

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Will I be Granted Asylum? What Influences a Country to Accept or Reject Asylum Applications

APRIL, 2020

Read this blog on various political and macroeconomic factors that can influence host countries’ asylum policies.  

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Does the Impact of Refugees on Host Communities Pass Down through Generations?

JANUARY, 2020

Read our blog on the long-term impacts of sudden inflows of refugees on parents and their children in host communities. 

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Measuring Poverty of Refugees: Can Cross-survey Imputation Methods Substitute for Data Scarcity?

DECEMBER, 2019

As refugees are both poor and mobile, collecting socioeconomic information on refugees continues to be a challenge. Read our blog on how cross-survey estimation methods can be used to estimate poverty.

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From Poverty Reduction to Women’s Economic and Social Inclusion: How a World Bank Program is Achieving Remarkable Results

JUNE, 2019

Read about the impact results of the Targeting the Ultra Poor program in Afghanistan, which is improving socioeconomic indicators like consumption, food security, assets, and finance.

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Also, read Op-ed by former World Bank Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva  on the project.

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Forced Displacement: How Does it Impact Host Communities?

MAY, 2019

Read our blog on how, contrary to the popular assumption, forced displacement is more likely to deliver a positive outcome.

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Social Cohesion: Why Does it Matter in Forced Displacement Situations?

November, 2018

Read how social cohesion and relations between forcibly displaced and host communities are pertinent for host governments and other development actors. 

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Who Should Receive Humanitarian Assistance when Budget is Short?

AUGUST, 2018

Read how through targeted beneficiaries, development actors can better allocate humanitarian assistance and address budget shortage.

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