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Venezuelans in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

Español Over the past decade, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has experienced of one of the largest mass human movements in the world. The exodus from Venezuela is the largest-ever displacement crisis in the Americas, with an estimated 7.7 million Venezuelan...

Refugees in Djibouti

Over the past decade, Djibouti has become a country of destination and transit for migrants and forcibly displaced populations over the Gulf of Aden and through the Horn of Africa. This is a report on the monitoring the socioeconomic impact on refugee households...

Gaps in Microdata in the Context of Forced Displacement

This paper aims to understand the existing gaps in microlevel data on forcibly displaced people—refugees and internally displaced persons- through a comprehensive review of all existing micro-level data sets in the UNHCR and World Bank Microdata Libraries.

Socioeconomic profile of refugees and host households in Nairobi

Over 80,000 refugees in Kenya live in urban areas, most of them in Nairobi, despite the fact that they receive very little assistance outside of refugee camps and Kenya’s legal framework limits the movement andwork opportunities for most refugees. This report is based...

Voices of Yemen

Since the outbreak of the civil war in Yemen eight years ago, the lives of its people have been marked by hardship, uncertainty, and a bitter struggle for survival. This report, 'Voices from Yemen', aims to shed light on their experiences, providing a human context...

A Roadmap Towards Poverty Reduction in the Central African Republic

Plagued by decades of conflict, political instability and low growth, the Central African Republic has one of the world’s highest rates of poverty – almost 7 out of 10 people are extremely poor (65.7% live on less than $2.15 per day). The World Bank's first ever...

In Review

The World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement - In Review (2020 - 2022)The JDC was established in later 2019 to help change the collective approach to forced displacement to a bigger and broader one that lasts longer, matching the scale of forced...

The impact of climate change on forced displacement

Understanding the impact of climate change on forced displacement is critical to informing solutions. The latest scientific findings confirm that climate change is a factor in displacement, albeit unquantified, and that climate and weather extremes are increasingly driving displacement. This paper examines the degree to which climate change is influencing and amplifying the multiple underlying risk drivers of displacement.

The Toll of Drought on Displaced and Vulnerable People in Somalia

The World Bank in collaboration with the United Nation Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the National Bureau of Statistics in Somalia and the JDC conducted a high-frequency phone survey. The sample consists of about 500 households from host communities, IDPs living in camps, IDPs living outside camps, refugees, and refugee returnees.

JDC Annual Report 2022

Since February last year, more than eight million refugees have fled Ukraine and more than one million Venezuelans have claimed asylum. These events make the work of the World Bank-UNHCR Joint
Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) more relevant than ever.

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