13 April 2017

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

3RP Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2016-2017 in Response to the Syria Crisis: 2016 Annual Report (UNHCR, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Africans Leaving Israel under Secret Deals Arrive on Europe’s Shores (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]
- First in a series on "Scattered from Israel."

Displaced Minorities – Part I: Migration and Displacement Trends of Somali, Sudanese and Yemeni Refugees and Other Migrants in Jordan (Mixed Migration Platform, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Eastern Aleppo under al-Assad (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Egypt’s Sudanese Migrants: Caught between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Huffington Post, April 2017) [text]

Evictions Could Force Out 10,000 Syrian Refugees from Lebanon's Bekaa Valley (Thomson Reuters Foundation, April 2017) [text]

Instruments of Pain (I): Conflict and Famine in Yemen (International Crisis Group, April 2017) [text]
- First in a series; see the introduction for more info.

Jordan and Syrian Refugees (Books and Ideas, Feb. 2017) [text]

Kuwait, UNHCR Sign Landmark Agreement to Aid Syrian Refugees (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

"Lebanon’s Dual Approach to Syrian Refugees: The Personal and Political," Christian Science Monitor, 4 April 2017 [text]

Operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: Report of the Secretary General, UN Doc. No. A/71/849 (UN General Assembly, March 2017) [text via Refworld]

"The Rise and Fall of a Teal NGO," Stanford Social Innovation Review, 7 April 2017 [text]
- Focuses on the Cairo-based NGO, Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA).

Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, Brussels, 4-5 April 2017 [info]
- Follow link for conference documents, including the Co-Chairs' Declaration. Videos are available here. See also related UN press release and Refugees Deeply story.

UN Humanitarian Coordination in Lebanon: The Consequences of Excluding Syrian Actors (Chatham House, March 2017) [text]

"U.S. Strike on Syria Brings Fleeting Hope to Those Caught in Brutal Conflict," New York Times, 8 April 2017 [text]

"What It Means When 5 Million Syrians Leave Their Country," New York Times, 30 March 2017 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (31 March 2017)

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