Laura writes about the current situation in Tigray and the border town of Humera where she studied for her PhD.
Mobile people’s mobile phones – how do information and communication technologies (ICTs) affect mobility and migration in the Horn of Africa?
Our latest report explores how this increased access and use of ICTs affects people’s aspirations, decisions, needs and capabilities to move.
To understand resilience, I realised I should instead start living, working, resting, playing, and hearing stories as much as my untrained body would allow—there where shade is only found in the shadows of clouds.
Localisation and participation within the rollout of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in Kenya
The success of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) is dependent in large part on the extent to which greater self-reliance and inclusion of refugees and host communities is achieved. This can only be established by examining the extent to which initiatives, activities, structures and processes of a country’s rollout procedures engage with the perspectives and priorities of displacement-affected communities.
Research and Evidence Facility to pleased to publish our latest rapid review: Localisation and participation within the rollout of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in Kenya. This rapid review analyses the extent of localisation and participation in the rollout of the CRRF process in Kenya. By focusing on localisation and participation, the review examines the extent to which the initiatives, activities, structures and processes of the CRRF have contributed to progress
Read the ODI blog from Margie Buchanan-Smith and Susanne Jaspars: ‘Why so many Sudanese are prepared to risk their lives to reach the UK’ The blog explores the REF and ODI research which documented the forced migration of young Sudanese feeling Sudan for Europe. The study focused on the plight of the Darfuris; who was leaving Sudan and why; what were their experiences after leaving their own country; and what happened
University of Oxford’s annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2020 Mobility and Immobility in the Time of Coronavirus: Reflections from Long-Term Study of Migration and Displacement Watch Laura Hammond’s webinar where she considers the legacy of Elizabeth Colson’s work – her focus on careful, patient, attention to detail, her investigation of inequalities and social disruption, and her fascination with the creative ways that people respond to such challenges to explore how forced migration
By Kalyango Ronald Sebba. Uganda registered its first case of COVID 19 on 22 March 2020. With events evolving fast, the socio-economic impacts were not immediately clear, and the government framed the pandemic in terms of health rather than socio-economic factors,
New working paper – Baidoa Municipality initiatives on population displacement and urbanisation: key lessons learned and the way forward
Baidoa Municipality initiatives on population displacement and urbanisation: key lessons learned and the way forward is the latest working paper from the Research and Evidence Facility,
In this video, Cate Osborn from ReDSS talks about key findings and recommendations from their 2019 research