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Nowcasting Daily Population Displacement in Ukraine through Social Media Advertising Data

The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 triggered the rapid displacement of millions of refugees into neighboring countries and the displacement of millions of Ukrainians within the country. In conflict and crisis situations such as this one, representative survey data quickly become outdated, primary data collection is challenging if not impossible, and the dynamic nature of population changes requires high-frequency measurement not suited to traditional data gathering techniques.

The Mental Health Costs of Armed Conflicts—A Review of Systematic Reviews Conducted on Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and People Living in War Zones

This paper investigates the mental health consequences of war on refugees or those living in war zones through a review of all systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses published since 2005. The author identified 22 systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses for the review, including 15 studies in adult populations and seven focused on children and adolescents.

Child poverty among refugees

This article estimates the intra-household allocation of consumption in refugee settlements and surrounding communities in Kenya and Uganda, and examines the implications for child poverty. Uganda is the largest refugee hosting country in Africa, with more than 1.5 million refugees and asylum seekers as of June 2022. Kenya is the third-largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, after Uganda and Ethiopia, with over 555,000 refugees and asylum seekers as of June 2022.

Refugee mobilities in East Africa: understanding secondary movements

This article examines the mobility aspirations of refugees in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia, and includes an in-depth analysis of the mobility patterns of refugees in Kenya. The research challenges common assumptions about refugee mobility, that: (1) most refugee secondary movements (the movement of refugees from the first country in which they arrive) are South-North; (2) refugee movements are predominantly irregular; (3) aspirations to move translate into actual movements; and (4) refugees who remain in regions of origin are largely immobile.

School integration of Syrian refugee children in Turkey

This paper analyzes the school integration of Syrian refugee children in Turkey. Syrian refugees began fleeing to Turkey in 2011. Turkey currently hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees, of which 47 percent are under 18 and a third are school aged (aged 5–17).