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The Syrian Crisis, Displacement and Protection


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Accountability and Participation, Conflict, violence & peace, Needs assessment, Protection, human rights & security, Refugees/IDPs
Date published:September 2014
Publisher:Forced Migration Review

The 6.45 million displaced people inside Syria make this the largest IDP crisis in the world, with possibly also the largest number of people who are ‘trapped’. In addition, the number of refugees from Syria continues to increase. The international community has an opportunity to set up, from now, an effective response to what will clearly become protracted displacement. These 20 articles discuss how to increase protection for the displaced and how to shape assistance to both the displaced and their ‘hosts’.


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