Forced Displacement, Poverty and Financing: Seven Facts you need to know

Reducing poverty and improving equity
Sep 30, 2016 | Development Initiatives

Understanding the levels of poverty in refugee-hosting countries is essential in assessing the impact of refugee flows on host communities and in addressing needs in a development framework rather than in emergency response cycles. However, only ten of the twenty countries hosting the largest numbers of refugees have conducted proper national poverty surveys in the last five years.  This report by Development Initiatives presents data on people affected by forced displacement, and discusses resource allocations, funding mechanisms, and other requirements for an effective and sustainable response.

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