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Forced Migration Review

Published tri-annually since January 1998, the Forced Migration Review (FMR) is the in-house journal of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. The journal (and its online edition made available on this site) is published in English, Arabic, and Spanish, and "provides the humanitarian community with a practice-oriented forum for debate on issues facing refugees and internally...
UNCHR: The UN Refugee Agency

Established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to "lead and coordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide." Since its inception it is estimated that the agency has helped over 50 million people with various types of assistance. At the site, visitors can learn about...
CBC: Anatomy of a Refugee Camp

The Canadian Broadcasting Company has developed a first-class reputation for creating well-thought out web presentations, and this engrossing bird's-eye guide to a typical refugee camp is another such project of note. Visitors to the site are presented with a small compass in the lower left-hand corner of the site that allows them to maneuver through the overhead view of the refugee camp. Along...

The situation for refugees around the world is frequently a desperate one, and one that continues to be a concern of a number of international organizations, such as the World Bank and others. One such organization is USA for UNHCR, which is dedicated to raising the consciousness of Americans about "the work and accomplishments of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)". For...
Humanitarian crisis continues to grow in the Sudan

This week the already grave situation in the western region of the Sudan (known as Darfur) continued to grow even worse, as the United Nations called for a larger international monitoring force to quell attacks on civilians by members of the Arab militia in the country. In a report made to the U.N. Security Council this week, Secretary-General Kofi Annan remarked that such a monitoring force was...
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Refugee Health Care

These online course materials were generated from a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) course on Refugee Health Care. The materials were put online as part of the JHSPH OpenCourseWare program which provides "free, searchable access to JHSPH's course materials for educators, students, and self-learners around the world." The Refugee Health Care course "addresses the provision...
The State of the World's Refugees 2006

Released in April 2006, The State of the World's Refugees annual report (issued by the United Nations Refugee Agency) contains a great deal of helpful information on the contemporary state of refugee populations and their movements. The report does contain a number of positive observations, including the fact that the current number of refugees is at a 25-year low. Unfortunately, there are a...
International Migration and Human Rights

The Global Migration Group (GMG) is an inter-agency group that is dedicated to encouraging the "adoption of more coherent, comprehensive and better coordinated approaches to the issue of international migration." Their number includes representatives from UNICEF, the World Bank and various regional commissions from the United Nations. In October 2008, they released this 144-page report in order to...
Migration Information Source

As a publication of the Migration Policy Institute, the Migration Information Source "provides fresh thought, authoritative data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends." Their well-organized homepage offers policy briefs, "Spotlight" features (including a recent one on Indian immigrants in the United States), and...