25 April 2019

Regional Focus: Africa

Opportunity:

Invitation to participate: Africa Research Group, Online Community [info]
- Part of the Kaldor Centre's Emerging Scholars Network; read more about this group here. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.

Publications:

"Burkina Faso, Part 1: Spreading Violence Triggers an ‘Unprecedented’ Crisis," The New Humanitarian, 17 April 2019 [text]

"Burkina Faso, Part 2: Communities Buckle as Conflict Ripples through the Sahel," The New Humanitarian, 18 April 2019 [text]

Financial Inclusion and Digital Cash Payments - Implementation Report: Oruchinga Refugee Settlement (UNHCR, Feb. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Niger, Part 3: Guns Won’t Win the War," The New Humanitarian, 15 April 2019 [text]

Quarterly Mixed Migration Update: East Africa & Yemen, Quarter 1, 2019 (Mixed Migration Centre, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Quarterly Mixed Migration Update: West Africa, Quarter 1, 2019 (Mixed Migration Centre, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Restoring Dignity and Self Reliance in the World's Longest Displacement Crisis (UNDP Blog, April 2019) [text]
- Discusses the Nairobi Declaration and addressing the Somali refugee situation.

Strengthening Protection and Solutions for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in West Africa is Critical in Response to Mixed Population Flows, say ECOWAS and UNHCR (ECOWAS, April 2019) [text]

UNHCR Position on Returns to South Sudan, Update II (UNHCR, April 2019) [text]

UNHCR Welcomes Ethiopia Law Granting More Rights to Refugees (UNHCR, Jan. 2019) [text]
- The text of the proclamation is available here. See also related UNHCR note about additional provisions in the law and an in-depth overview from the Africa Portal.

"Using Livelihoods to Support Primary Health Care for South Sudanese Refugees in Kiryandongo, Uganda," South Sudan Medical Journal, vol. 12, no. 2 (2019) [open access]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (11 April 2019)

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