31 March 2017

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria


Coming Home? A Political Settlement in Syria Must Focus on Refugees (Carnegie Middle East Center, March 2017) [text]

Desperate Red Sea Journeys: Refugees Pour into and out of Yemen (Refugees Deeply, March 2017) [text]

The Ethics of Struggle: When Refugees Become Hosts of Other Refugees (Refugee Outreach & Research Network Blog, March 2017) [text]

"For Iraqi Christians at Home and Abroad, the Road to Reconstruction is Long," The Economist, 30 March 2017 [text]

"Humanitarian Care and the Ends of Life: The Politics of Aging and Dying in a Palestinian Refugee Camp," Cultural Anthropology, vol. 32, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

"The Humanitarian Infrastructure and the Question of Over-research: Reflections on Fieldwork in the Refugee Crises in the Middle East and North Africa," Area, Early View, 5 Dec. 2016 [free full-text]

"Iran's 'Exemplary' Refugee Hosting Efforts Praised by UN," The Independent, 16 March 2017 [text]

Palestinian Refugees from Syria and Their Fate in Europe (Refugee Outreach & Research Network Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Refugees and Migration Movements in the Middle East, POMEPS Studies, no. 25 (Project on Middle East Political Science, March 2017) [text]
- Includes 15 articles; see also related Washington Post article.

Relevant COI on the Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Baghdad (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]

Relevant Country of Origin Information to Assist with the Application of UNHCR's Country Guidance on Syria: "Illegal Exit" from Syria and Related Issues for Determining the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Syria (UNHCR, Feb. 2017) [text]

Syrian Refugees - Iraq: Humanitarian Inter-Agency Interventions, Information Kit, no. 16 (UNHCR, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"There Are No Real ‘Safe Zones’ and There Never Have Been," Foreign Policy, 30 March 2017 [text]

Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime (Human Rights Watch, March 2017) [text]


Refugee Hosts: Local Community Experiences of Displacement from Syria (University College London) [access]
- This project "aims to improve our understanding of the challenges and opportunities that arise in local responses to displacement, both for refugees from Syria and for the members of the communities that are hosting them in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey."

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Syria (27 March 2017)
- Regional Focus: MENA (15 March 2017)

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