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...
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 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.
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.
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...
Labor Market Access and Outcomes for RefugeesRefugees’ right to work is protected by international law but often violated in practice. This Digest discusses the barriers that host governments impose on refugees’ labor market access and reviews the academic research on...
Findings in the literature suggest that the sudden and often massive nature of refugee inflows, combined with the fact that housing supply is mostly unresponsive in the short-term, has the potential to affect housing prices and generate substantial changes in housing preferences.
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.