forced migration review podcasts

FMR 49 - Brazil’s draft law for environmental migrants

Brazil is developing a long-term solution for filling a legislative gap affecting environmental migrants.

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FMR 49 - Refugees, climate change and international law

How can the category of ‘climate refugee’ be considered within international law in the 21st century?

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FMR 50 - Political and social consequences of continuing displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Twenty years after Dayton, failures to facilitate effective refugee and IDP return have had a social and political...

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FMR 55 - From the Editors

All displaced people need some form of shelter, and circumstances dictate that in reality not much of it conforms to...

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FMR 55 - Refugee settlements and sustainable planning

We need to develop refugee settlement planning processes that not only facilitate long-term planning but also allow...

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FMR 55 - Shelter in flux

Current humanitarian guidelines do not sufficiently cover what shelter means in volatile and protracted conflict...

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FMR 55 - An architectural investigation into the provision of refugee accommodation

When challenged to investigate accommodation options for refugees in their city, architecture students found that...

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FMR 55 - The case for self-recovery

Most families recovering from the catastrophe of a disaster rebuild their own homes. This practice of self-recovery...

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FMR 55 - Pre-fabricated or freely fabricated?

The architectural forms of emergency shelters and the ways they are created play a significant role in the ability of...

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FMR 55 - Shelter for refugees arriving in Greece, 2015-17

Mass arrivals in Greece since 2015 have far exceeded the supply of acceptable shelter. The attempts to provide...

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FMR 55 - From drawing-board to Jungle

Our research and development department has been working on a shelter solution in accordance with the requirement of...

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FMR 55 - The diversity of data needed to drive design

The developers of the Refugee Housing Unit know every aspect and component of their design but can never know what it...

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FMR 55 - Choice in shelter solutions in Somalia

The complex, inter-linked and multi-dimensional humanitarian challenges in Somalia require equally complex responses...

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FMR 55 - Refugees and the city: UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda

Special protection for refugees and displaced persons should be part of countries’ housing policies.

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FMR 55 - Shelter provision and state sovereignty in Calais

Government provision of shelter for Calais’ migrant population over the last twenty years has prioritised the...

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FMR 55 - A camp redefined as part of the city

Was what was built at La Linière in Grand-Synthe in northern France a traditional refugee camp or a new kind of urban...

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FMR 55 - Appropriating buildings to house refugees: Berlin Tempelhof

As European cities continue to co-opt existing buildings to use as refugee shelters, the inherent spatial...

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FMR 55 - Collective homemaking in transit

The daily activities of the residents and volunteers of the City Plaza Refugee Accommodation Centre in Athens and the...

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FMR 55 - Perpetually temporary shelter in Trieste

An old building that has seen displaced people in it many times over many years is being used by the latest group of...

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