As of May 2022, Chad—itself one of the poorest countries in the world—was hosting nearly six hundred thousand refugees. In 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic heightened the vulnerability of Chadians and the refugee population.
The JDC’s 2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement was held on January 20-22, 2022 in partnership with the School of Economics at Universidad de los Andes.
Publications and reports
The high-frequency phone survey of refugees monitors the economic and social impact of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic on refugees and nationals, by calling a sample of households every four weeks. Round 1 of data collection for the refugee sample occurs simultaneously with Round 6 of the national HFPS operation. This survey brief summarizes the results of the first round of the joint national and refugee HFPS, implemented between 24 September and 17 October 2020.
This JDC Quarterly Digest focuses on the impacts of forced displacement on education outcomes for internally displaced populations, refugees and their host communities. It further looks at some of the policies and interventions that provide strong evidence for a shift towards national inclusive education systems and calls for strengthening the evidence base on what works to create sustainable, inclusive solutions.
This inaugural issue of the JDC Paper Series on Forced Displacement highlights how investments are urgently needed for evidence-based humanitarian response to improve the lives of FDPs and their host communities during the pandemic.
Join us© UNHCR/Alan AzevedoThe Joint Data Center’s team members are our most valuable asset in achieving our mission to enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people. The JDC seeks...
Past JDC Event Series
The JDC has compiled a Primer on Research Activities, summarizing research and projects related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impact on Forcibly Displaced Persons. The Primer will be updated regularly, with new research on this issue.