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The Political Economy of Health in the Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territory)

This document presents the results of a political economy analysis (PEA) of the health sector in Gaza. It is based on a literature review spanning multiple source types, and in-depth semi-structured interviews with policy makers, health officials and carers of…
Policy Document

Gaza war: expected socioeconomic impacts on the State of Palestine

This policy brief highlights some of the direct impacts of the Gaza war on the lives of Palestinians. It estimates losses in gross domestic product and shows the effects of Israeli measures and military operations on the health system in…

Gaza Up Close arHE

High unemployment, severe shortages of electricity and clean water; a young, educated population with immense potential, and deliberate policy choices by Israel that deny movement, violate rights and block development. Everything you need to know about the closure on Gaza.

Is aid sustaining Palestine’s occupation?

In this episode of 'Rethinking Humanitarianism', hosts Heba Aly and Melissa Fundira speak to guests Yara Asi and Chris Gunness about aid and humanitarian responses in Palenstine.
The New Humanitarian

Palestine – The political economy of Gaza – responding to economic vulnerability, 28 September 2021

OVERVIEW Political economy involves the analysis of stakeholders, power relations, and social conflict across time and space. In the Palestinian context, this means understanding how Israeli policies, the blockade, the political division between Fatah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Authority (PA),…

Crisis in Sudan: Note on Displacement from Sudan to South Sudan ar

This infographic summarises the insights from a recent briefing note on displacement due to the crisis in Sudan.

Crisis in Sudan: Briefing Note on Displacement from Sudan to South Sudan ar

The experiences of those fleeing from Sudan to South Sudan due to the current conflict are shaped by the complex socio-political dynamics within and between the two countries. This briefing (published 28 July 2023) focuses on the historical and socio-political…

Problems endure despite policies: Urban livelihoods after forced displacement

This chapter considers issues related to urban development-caused forced displacement and resettlement and the legal and policy approaches developed to address them to assess what difference national and international policies and guidelines have made to the outcomes of urban forced…

Political Economy Analysis of Forced Displacement in Casamance, Senegal

This report describes research on dynamics of displacement due to armed conflict in Casamance, Senegal. It finds that historical policies, inequality, marginalisation, weak governance and entrenched poverty have conspired to foster continued impoverishment and arrested development in displacement affected communities,…

Non-use of modern contraceptives among women in humanitarian contexts: evidence from a qualitative study in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

The continuing conflict situation in Nigeria have created over 2 million displaced persons. In 2019, women and children accounted for about 80% of the internally displaced population in the country. Displacement increases the need for reproductive health services. This study…

‘Mobile transmigrants’ or ‘unsettled returnees’? myth of return and permanent resettlement among Senegalese migrants

Based on ethnographic research conducted among Senegalese migrants in the home country and in Italy, this paper demonstrates the existence, the logics, and functioning of a transmigrant movement made of people who are regular ‘comers and goers’ between Africa and…

It’s Only a Matter of Hope: Rethinking Migration Decision-Making in Contemporary Senegal; Among Lived Immobilities, Development Interventions, and Social Inequalities

This article stems from ethnographic research conducted in three Senegalese contexts: Louga, Diaobé, and the Saloum Islands. The underemployment of young people, deagrarianization, and other phenomena are intertwined with a growing criminalization of displacement and an irregularization of international migration.