What are the individual, community and structural factors impacting displacement patterns in South Sudan?
This webinar examines the dynamics of cross-border movements between Kenya and Somalia.
Laura writes about the current situation in Tigray and the border town of Humera where she studied for her PhD.
Food security during the COVID-19 pandemic: overlapping challenges, emerging responses in the Horn of Africa
By Louisa Brain and Laura Hammond, SOAS University of London.This blog was originally posted on Italian Institute for International Political Studies‘ website.
By Nisar Majid and Laura Hammond, with Nauja Kleist, Khalif Abdirahman and Guhad Adan*
By Rashid Abdi and Laura HammondPublished in the East African 29 February – 6 March 2020
Comprehensive Refugee Responses in the Horn of Africa: Regional leadership on education, livelihoods and durable solutions
Laura Hammond, Caitlin Sturridge, Kalyango Ronald Sebba, Michael Owiso, Mohamed Mahdi, Farah Manji, and Abdinasir Ali Osman Since 2017, countries in the Horn of Africa have been developing a coordinated and comprehensive, ‘whole of society’ approach to supporting areas affected by refugee displacement. This process has benefited from the soft political power of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which has brought heads of state, ministers, and technical staff together
This week the United Nations Secretary-General announced the establishment of a High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement.
Emmanuel Deisser (lead author), Caitlin Sturridge, Laura Hammond and Amanda Sperber Over the last two years, human traffickers and smugglers in East and North Africa have shifted their business models in response to efforts to contain migration flows to Europe, resulting in notable shifts in migration patterns. At the same time, the European Union (EU) has deepened its understanding of how human smugglers and traffickers use money laundering and other
Return and (Re)Integration after Displacement: Belonging, Labelling and Livelihoods in Three Somali Cities
Caitlin Sturridge, Oliver Bakewell and Laura Hammond Somalia is experiencing a complex situation of protracted and new internal displacement, organised and spontaneous repatriation of refugees, people returning from the diaspora, and arrival of deported asylum seekers and migrants from other countries. The enormous scale of these movements towards major cities has led to overcrowding and added pressure on infrastructure, housing and services. Poor living standards, insecurity, protection issues and restricted