Advancing the collection and use of data to inspire solutions for forced displacement
On the 7th and 8th of June 2021, UNHCR together with CENTROESTAD-SICA convened a virtual workshop on ‘The Implementation of the International Recommendations on Forced Displacement Statistics of the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics (EGRIS)’ with the objective to raise awareness on the international recommendations and discuss their implementation in the region.
Investment in comparable socioeconomic data for forcibly displaced and hosts yields tangible outcomes in improving people’s lives
The expansion worldwide of the collection and use of socioeconomic data in forced displacement settings yields tangible benefits to communities in settings that UNHCR is assisting.
New roadmap sets out viable approaches for States and humanitarian actors to managing mixed migration flows along the Central Mediterranean route.
The Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon (VASyR), the most extensive assessment on refugees jointly conducted in Lebanon by UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP, and one of the only ones conducted face-to-face during the COVID-19 pandemic, has completed its eight round.
Children, most as young as six or seven, fled civil war some 30 years ago and walked more than 1000 miles, with only half of them reaching Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. How are they and other refugees fleeing war and conflict living in Kakuma today?
Cooperation with development organizations has been part of UNHCR’s approach to building long-term support and finding durable solutions for people forced to flee.
Providing quality education for refugee children is vital to their future self-sufficiency and can help them overcome the trauma of conflict and forced displacement.
Compounding misfortunes – refugee women and girls lose even more ground during the COVID-19 pandemic
Women’s inherent fragility in terms of the enjoyment of basic rights and equitable welfare outcomes carries over into forcibly displaced settings. More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, evidence shows pre-existing inequalities and vulnerabilities are deepening.
A data dashboard is helping the Brazilian Government and UNHCR keep track of social and economic integration as Venezuelans build new lives in Brazil.
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.
About the blog
The UNHCR Data Blog brings attention to data and research on protecting the rights and wellbeing of people forced to flee. It is also a forum to discuss research innovations in data-scarce forced displacement settings.
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