The Impact of Forced Displacement on Housing and Urban Settlement in Host Communities

Tents or tenants? The sudden and often massive nature of refugee inflows means displaced persons are without stable homes and housing markets are under strain for Host Communities.

Cox’s Bazar : Inclusive Growth Diagnostic

Over the past two decades, Bangladesh has achieved an economic transformation enabling formidable reductions in extreme poverty and remarkable human development progress.

Here’s how other refugee emergencies can guide government response to the Ukraine crisis

As the conflict in Ukraine continues, the world witnesses yet another refugee emergency. Millions of Ukrainians are fleeing their homes to seek asylum in other European countries. But how will these countries cope with this considerable, for some disproportionate, influx of displaced persons?

Burkina Faso – COVID-19 Impact Monitoring of Internally Displaced Persons | Bulletin No. 3

This brief presents the results from the third (and final) round of High Frequency Phone Surveys on Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Burkina Faso, conducted between June 28 and July 20, 2021,

JDC Annual Report 2021

The second JDC Annual Report provides an overview of the progress on the quality, quantity and availability of socioeconomic data and evidence on the more than 84 million forcibly displaced, and their host communities.

Our Vision

Improved protection and wellbeing of forcibly displaced persons and those affected by forced displacement is achieved through coherent implementation of evidence-informed humanitarian and development action and inclusive policies.

Our Mission

 To enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people. 

Our Focus

 Improving and supporting the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of primary socioeconomic microdata and population data that inform policymaking and programming. 


See what’s happening at the Joint Data Center today.


The conflict in Ukraine has renewed attention on the impact on refugees and those internally displaced.

JDC Publications

Read the latest reports and briefs from the JDC.




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