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Guidance for Profiling Urban Displacement Situations: Challenges and Solutions

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Resource type:Tools, guidelines and methodologies
Language:English
Keywords:Refugees/IDPs, Targeting, Identification and Profiling, Urban
Agency:JIPS - Joint IDP Profiling Service
Date published:June 2014
Pages:48pp

The dynamics of urban settings makes profiling a complicated exercise. How to locate displaced households dispersed across vast metropolises, when they might not want to be found? How – and whether – to distinguish forcibly displaced people from other migrants and urban poor living in similar situations? How to address the political dynamics of the city in a collaborative profiling process?

Based on experience from multiple JIPS exercises, the Guidance for Profiling Urban

Displacement Situations addresses some of these challenges. It highlights the logistical, methodological, political, and securitychallenges that confront face practitioners planning profiling exercises in urban settings, and proposes solutions and best practices to overcome them.

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