02 February 2013

Regional Focus: Middle East, esp. Syria

The International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria that was held 30 January 2013 in Kuwait City successfully achieved its fundraising goals.  For more information, read this report from IRIN.  A breakdown of pledges by country is available here; the High Commissioner for Refugees' remarks are here.


"Book Review: Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender among Palestinians in Israel," Journal of International Women's Studies, vol. 13, no. 3 (2012) [open access text]

"Drowning in the Flood: Foreign Governments and Agencies are Failing Syria’s Refugees," The Economist, 2 Feb. 2013 [text]

Emergency Response to Housing, Land and Property Issues in Syria (Global Protection Cluster, Jan. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]
Humanitarian Financing to the Syria Crisis in 2013 (Global Humanitarian Assistance, Jan. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Palestinian Refugees Struggle to Survive," Nature Middle East, 20 Jan. 2013 [text]

Trapped Between Africa and Saudi Arabia (Lens, Jan. 2013) [access]
- Photos of African refugees in Yemen.

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