14 December 2012

Focus: Africa


CFP: "Repatriating from Camps to Post-conflict Societies in Southern Africa," Panel at 5th European Conference on African Studies, Lisbon, 26-28 June 2013 [info]
- See the general CFP for more information; papers are due 16 January 2013.


Gaps in Geneva, Gaps on the Ground: Case Studies of Somalis Displaced to Kenya and Egypt during the 2011 Drought, New Issues in Refugee Research, no. 248 (UNHCR, Dec. 2012) [text]

"Human Rights, Dignity and Well Being: The Plight of Zimbabwean Refugees and Displaced People in Southern Africa," Developing Country Studies, vol. 2, no. 10 (2012) [open access text]

Mali: Outside the Spotlight, Displaced People in Urgent Need of Assistance (Refugees International, Dec. 2012) [text]
- Includes video report.

Our Lives: A Survivors' Guide to Hard Time (IRIN, Dec. 2012) [access]
- "A new IRIN series following 20 people in 10 countries as they try to get by in these testing times. The men and women featured - from teachers to truck drivers - describe how they cope with the rising cost of living, and explain their hopes for the future. This series will be regularly updated."  One of the women featured is "Jane Njeri – Displaced person, Kenya."

A Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Rapid Assessment: Doro Refugee Camp, Upper Nile State, South Sudan (Danish Refugee Council, July 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Strengthened Protection for Internally Displaced Persons in Africa: The Kampala Convention Comes Into Force," ASIL Insights, vol. 16, no. 36 (Dec. 2012) [text]

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