23 May 2019

Regional Focus: MENA, esp. Libya & Syria

Funding opportunity:

Proposals for Regional Resettlement Support Centers (RSCs) Based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in Amman, Jordan; and Turkey and the Middle East (TuME) in Istanbul, Turkey [info]
- Proposal submission deadline is 2 July 2019.

Situation in Libya:

Libya: Tripoli Displacements
*Absolute Rightlessness Sur Place through Excessive Externalisation: The Case of Libya (SSRN, May 2019) [text]

Libya: Migrant Detention Center Hit during Fighting (InfoMigrants, May 2019) [text]

"Libya: Urban Displacement Driven by Escalating Conflict and Insecurity," Spotlight in 2019 Global Report on Internal Displacement (IDMC, May 2019) [text]

"Migrant Women, Children Denied Shelter in Libya's Battleground," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 10 May 2019 [text]

"Migrants Trying to Reach Europe are Trapped in Libya - Between Militias and the Sea," The Intercept, 16 May 2019 [text]

Move Refugees in Tripoli Out of Harm’s Way, Urges UNHCR (UNHCR, May 2019) [text]

Remarks from Charlie Yaxley, UNHCR Spokesperson, at the Palais Briefing This Morning (UNHCR, May 2019) [text]
- Comments re. Libya.


Political Complexities of Return: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon (Middle East Institute, May 2019) [text]

"The Role of Emergent Shared Identity in Psychosocial Support among Refugees of Conflict in Developing Countries," International Review of Social Psychology, vol. 32, no. 1 (2019) [open access]

"Syria: A Decisive Year for the Conflict, But Not for Those Displaced," Spotlight in 2019 Global Report on Internal Displacement (IDMC, May 2019) [text]

"Syria: Reconstruction and Challenges around Housing, Land and Property," Spotlight in 2019 Global Report on Internal Displacement (IDMC, May 2019) [text]

"The Syrian Refugee Crisis and Foreign Policy Decision-making in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey," Journal of Global Security Studies, Advance Articles, 4 May 2019 [open access]

Syrian Refugee Crisis Could Grow Exponentially Worse (The Hill, May 2019) [text]

Other publications:

Annual Progress Report: January-December 2018 (Returns Working Group Iraq, May 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

'Horrific Conditions' in Yemen Migrant Detention Camps (InfoMigrants, May 2019) [text]

Ilana Feldman, Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics (Jadaliyya, April 2019) [text]
- Author interview.

Israel's Refusal to Grant Palestinian Refugees Right to Return has Fuelled Seven Decades of Suffering (Amnesty International, May 2019) [text]

A Region on the Move: 2018 Mobility Overview in the Horn of Africa and the Arab Peninsula (IOM, May 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (7 May 2019)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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