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.
Established in 2019 as a collaboration between the World Bank Group and UNHCR, the Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) aims to enhance the availability and accessibility of high-quality socioeconomic data and evidence on forced displacement. As part of its...
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 district of Cox’s Bazar, in southeastern Bangladesh, is an instructive context to understand how long-standing and newer growth opportunities and constraints manifest at the local level, remote from Bangladesh’s major growth poles of Dhaka and Chittagong.
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 Support to Integrating forcibly displaced populations into COVID-19 High Frequency Phone Surveys
In coordination with the COVID-19 High Frequency Phone Survey work by the World Bank and its partners, the Joint Data Center is supporting the expansion of those efforts to include data collection on forcibly displaced populations in several countries including Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Jordan.
Yemen experienced sharp increases in food insecurity during 2020, and many Yemenis risk falling into famine.
This brief presents the results of the fourth round of the nationally representative High Frequency Phone Survey (HFPS) of Chadian households and the results of the second round of the HFPS for refugee households.
This brief presents the results from the second round of the Covid-19 High Frequency Phone Survey on Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Burkina Faso, that was conducted between May 25 and June 17, 2021.
Rohingya Refugee Camps and Forest Loss in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh; An Inquiry Using Remote Sensing and Econometric Approaches
This paper examines the case study of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, a district that hosts nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees in refugee camps. Using spatially explicit data on land-use / land cover and proximity to a camp boundary, the paper quantifies land-use changes across the district over time.