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FMR 47 Gender, conscription and protection, and the war in Syria

The struggles endured by men who remain inside Syria and the obstacles faced by others who choose to remove...

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FMR 47 If Israel accepted Syrian refugees and IDPs in the Golan Heights

Could re-opening the Golan Heights to Syrians displaced by the conflict be a beneficial option for those fleeing the...

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FMR 47 For beneficiary-led protection programming in Jordan

Despite the humanitarian community’s clear focus on addressing the protection concerns of displaced Syrians, in...

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FMR 47 A duty and a burden on Jordan

It is important to Jordan both that it protects its national identity and maintains its cultural obligations, and...

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FMR 47 Protection challenges of mobility

It is easy to say that people fleeing Syria should stay in camps or satellite cities but people move on for a variety...

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FMR 47 Refugee by association

Many Syrians, even when they have not been individually singled out, meet the refugee criteria on the grounds of...

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FMR 47 Limited legal status for refugees from Syria in Lebanon

Having limited legal status has direct negative consequences for Syrian refugees’ access to protection and assistance...

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FMR 47 Coping strategies among self-settled Syrians in Lebanon

Refugees in Lebanon prefer living outside camps, where they can influence their situation.

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FMR 47 Refugee activists’ involvement in relief effort in Lebanon

A cadre of educated middle-class Syrian refugees dedicated to improving conditions for Syrians at home and in Lebanon...

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FMR 47 The role of host communities in north Lebanon

Research conducted in Akkar, north Lebanon, suggests that the role played by the host community demonstrates good...

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FMR 47 Syrians contributing to Kurdish economic growth

The circumstances for both successful livelihoods programming for refugees and for contributing to the local economy...

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FMR 47 The refugee crisis in Lebanon and Jordan: the need for economic development spending

The most effective way to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis is for neighbouring states to assume a leading role in...

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FMR 47 Development and protection challenges of the Syrian refugee crisisf

The Syria Regional Response Plan 6 (RRP6) 2014 provides an increased focus on early recovery, social cohesion...

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FMR 47 Foreword: the inheritance of loss

As the civil war in Syria drags on, the scale of displacement continues to increase. While the crisis may be...

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FMR 54 - From the Editors

This issue of FMR looks at some of the modalities and challenges of resettlement in order to shed light on debates...

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FMR 54 - Practical considerations for effective resettlement

There are certain essential elements of resettlement programming benefit both refugees and the states undertaking to...

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FMR 54 - The resettlement of Hungarian refugees in 1956

Around the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian uprising it is worth looking back on the efforts to resettle refugees to...

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FMR 54 - The internationalisation of resettlement: lessons from Syria and Bhutan

There is clearly political will to engage more on refugee issues through resettlement. A defining feature of this...

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FMR 54 - Surge and selection: power in the refugee resettlement regime

There is an imbalance of power – and a resulting lack of agency for refugees – in the structure of the current...

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FMR 54 - A ‘successful’ refugee resettlement programme: the case of Nepal

More than 100,000 Bhutanese refugees have been found homes in third countries. The other side to the story of this...

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