forced migration review podcasts

FMR 53 - Combatting dependency and promoting child protection in Rwanda

Continuing dependence on aid that waxes and wanes with time and that comes largely from external sources can lead to...

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FMR 53 - Local action to protect communities in Nigeria

Collaborative, creative initiatives in Nigeria helped protect local communities from much of the impact of Boko Haram...

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FMR 53 - Refugees hosting refugees

Acknowledging the widespread reality of ‘overlapping’ displacement provides an entry point to recognising and...

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FMR 53 - Northern Uganda: protection in displacement, protection on return

In the absence of international or state assistance and protection, community members in northern Uganda stepped in...

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FMR 53 - Rethinking support for communities’ self-protection strategies: a case study from Uganda

Local communities will continue to find ways to address the risks that confront them with or without humanitarian...

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FMR 53 - Rebuilding lives in Colombia

A grassroots women’s organisation in Colombia is working to protect women and girls from sexual and gender-based...

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FMR 53 - Community-based protection: the ICRC approach

The ICRC tries to ensure that its activities on behalf of IDPs and those at risk of displacement support, rather than...

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FMR 53 - Effective community-based protection programming: lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Oxfam’s work with local communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has prompted the organisation to develop...

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FMR 53 - Community Liaison Assistants: a bridge between peacekeepers and local populations

Community Liaison Assistants may be UN peacekeeping’s most effective instrument for community engagement, with the...

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FMR 53 - Refugee community development in New Delhi

Recognising that process is as important as outcomes, a community development approach can be effective in supporting...

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FMR 53 - Community policing in Kakuma camp, Kenya

Community policing has become a popular way of promoting local ownership of security in refugee camps in Kenya and...

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FMR 53 - The role of community centres in offering protection: UNHCR and Al Ghaith Association in Yemen

Community centres play an important role in offering protection for displaced communities, particularly for members...

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FMR 53 - The role of cultural norms and local power structures in Yemen

Community power structures and attitudes in Yemen are key factors in how IDPs can gain protection and assistance.

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FMR 41 Challenging RSD clients' preferences for foreign service providers

Organisations that provide legal services to refugees and asylum seekers face the challenge of responding ethically...

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FMR 41 Overseas cultural orientation programmes and resettled refugees' perceptions

Resettled refugees often have misconceptions about their potential for self-sufficiency in the United States, and...

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FMR 41 Are refugees an economic burden or benefit?

Governments emphasise the negative impacts and costs but these, although undeniable and well documented, are only...

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FMR 41 From the Nansen Principles to the Nansen Initiative

The Nansen Initiative launched in October 2012 aims to build consensus among states about how best to address...

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FMR 41 Lessons from mobilisation around slum evictions in Tanzania

A study of forced urban eviction in Tanzania shows that grassroots mobilisation alone may be unable to confront the...

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FMR 41 Making work safe for displaced women

Understanding risk factors and protection strategies allows practitioners to ensure appropriate programme design and...

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FMR 41 From a lab in Luxembourg to satellites in South Sudan

A new communications platform for use in humanitarian emergencies made its debut in January 2012 in South Sudan, and...

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