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In Cox’s Bazar, UNHCR created a new population list that presents comparable data on refugees and host communities to inform support for both communities.
New evidence about the socioeconomic impacts of statelessness emerges from a study of the Shona community in Kenya
Results from a UNHCR-World Bank survey provide one of the first data-backed assessments of welfare and poverty associated with the lack of nationality.
Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi adolescents report being impoverished due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with girls experiencing the impact more intensely. Which policies should be prioritized to help adolescents weather the pandemic?
The pandemic has brought forward a set of challenges for humanitarian data activities. UNHCR introduces a set of recommendations on how to minimize the disruption, mitigate risk and reduce bias when acquiring data.
Forcibly displaced persons must be incorporated into national financial inclusion strategies, recognizing their special circumstances and legal status as an important, deliberate step towards fully inclusive financial sectors.
UNHCR launches new platform to make anonymized microdata available to organizations, partners, or individual researchers who demonstrate a legitimate need to access it.
Refugees are no different from others in that employment is crucial to their livelihoods, personal empowerment and integration into society.
UNHCR launches new database making information and statistics about forced displacement and statelessness available at your fingertips.
The use of UNHCR’s “PRIMES” system facilitates collection of data to assist Venezuelans and others in need of basic services in Guyana.
The Guidance should serve as a resource for all UNHCR staff, host governments and other partners for updated advice and best practice on all aspects relating to registration and identity management.
Better data on stateless populations is essential if UNHCR is to achieve the goal set to end statelessness by 2024. The newly established ‘Expert Group on Statistics on Statelessness’ is currently working on a set of recommendations to help improve the official statistics.
Listen to UNHCR’s Nicholas Oakeshott, in conversation with the GSMA’s Yiannis Theodorou on how digital identity for refugees can unlock opportunities and help to deliver vital humanitarian assistance.