Displaced, returned, reintegrated? While returns to north-east Syria continue, durable solutions for returnees and those remaining in displacement remain out of sight

Without improved material, legal and physical conditions in areas of origin, populations returning home in Syria struggle to reintegrate in safety and with dignity. Yet, during the first half of 2018, 750,000 internally displaced persons and 15,000 Syrian refugees were Read more…

Ukraine: Conflict reaches protracted phase but sounds of shelling and risk of mines continue – Challenges in accessing services and markets along the line of contact have become part of everyday life

April 2018 marked the fourth anniversary of the conflict in Donbas, the eastern region of Ukraine. Despite a ceasefire agreement signed in 2014, conflict along the densely populated areas in the vicinity of the 500 kilometre contact line continues with Read more…

From transit to destination − Tunisia has become a de facto destination for sub-Saharan migrants

Traditionally known as a country of emigration, the past decade has seen an increasing inflow of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa transiting through or settling in Tunisia. Official statistics show that between 2004 and 2014 the number of all immigrants in Read more…

Chad: From displacement sites to host communities – Multi-sector needs assessment sheds light on the humanitarian conditions of refugees, returnees and hosts in southern Chad

Close to 100 000 refugees from the Central African Republic or CAR are currently settled in four southern regions of Chad adjacent to the border of the two countries. Most of the refugees first arrived in 2013 and 2014 when a Read more…