24 April 2019

Regional Focus: MENA - Libya, Iraqis, Syrians

News on migrants/refugees caught up in Tripoli fighting (in chronological order):

"Who Will Help the 600,000 Migrants and Refugees in Libya?," The New Humanitarian, 18 April 2019 [text]

UNHCR Evacuates Refugees in Libya to Niger Amid Tripoli Fighting (UNHCR, 19 April 2019) [text]

"Tripoli Chaos Closes in on the City’s Civilians," The New Humanitarian, 22 April 2019 [text]

"Libya: Detained Refugees Shot as Clashes Near Tripoli Continue," Al Jazeera, 23 April 2019 [text]

Tripoli Clashes Situational Report, no. 16 (OCHA, 23 April 2019) [text]
- See previous editions on ReliefWeb.

"How Will Clashes in Libya Affect Refugees Hoping to Reach Europe?," Al Jazeera, 24 April 2019 [text]

Libya: Horrific Attack Targeting Refugees and Migrants at Detention Centre Must be Investigated as a War Crime (Amnesty International, 24 April 2019) [text]

*"UN Evacuates Refugees from Tripoli Detention Center," VOA News, 24 April 2019) [text]
- See also related UNHCR press release.


These titles all focus on either IDPs in Iraq and/or Syrian refugees and IDPs.

The Dignity of Humanitarian Migrants: Explaining Migrants Destination Choice (Maggie Peters, 2019?) [text]
- Reports results of a survey of Syrian and Iraqi IDPs as well as refugees in Turkey and Jordan. See also related post in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage.

"The Ethical Challenges of Field Research in the Syrian Refugee Crisis," MENA Politics Newsletter, vol. 2, no. 1 (Spring 2019) [text]

Everyday Sites of Violence and Conflict: Exploring Memories in Mosul and Tel Afar (IOM, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Host Country Responses to Non-communicable Diseases amongst Syrian Refugees: A Review," Conflict and Health, 13:8 (March 2019) [open access]

Intentions Survey (CCCM Cluster & REACH, Feb. 2019)
- Based on research undertaken in Iraq on intentions to return, see national level findings for IDPs in formal camps, findings for IDPs in formal camps in Anbar governorate, and findings for all IDPs in formal camps that reported originating from Anbar governorate

"A Persuasive Peace: Syrian Refugees’ Attitudes Towards Compromise and Civil War Termination," Journal of Peace Research, vol. 56, no. 1 (2019) [ResearchGate]

Protracted Displacement Study: An In-Depth Analysis of the Main Districts of Displacement (IOM, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Focus is on Iraq.

Protracted Displacement Study: An In-Depth Analysis of the Main Districts of Origin (IOM, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Focus is on Iraq.

Reasons to Remain (Part 2): Determinants of IDP Integration into Host Communities in Iraq (IOM, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Note: Part 1 is available here.

To Stay or to Leave? Displacement Decisions During Rebel Governance (SSRN, April 2019) [text]
- Focuses on Iraq.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (12 April 2019)

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