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Search within Displacement and humanitarian protection

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Journal Article

Motherhood and Social Repair after War and Displacement in Northern Uganda

This article considers the relationship between processes of return after mass displacement, and social repair. We look to the everyday as a space of negotiation and renegotiation of social relationships...
Oxford University Press
Policy Document

South Sudan Spontaneous Refugee Returnees December 2021

This overview from UNHCR and the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) presents details about the state of South Sudanese refugees in the region, and specifically, about their patterns...
UNHCR and the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC)
Journal Article

Hiding in plain sight: IDP’s protection strategies after closing Juba’s protection of civilian sites

When civil war broke out in South Sudan in 2013, people from the Nuer minority ethnic group became targeted by government forces and sought protection in United Nations peace-keeping bases...

Leaving Sudan: a cyclical journey to safety

9th May 2023
In 2014, my wife, children, and I fled to the safety of Khartoum, Sudan, when the South Sudanese government and…

Conserving Nature, Transforming Authority: Eviction and Development at the Margins of the State The Niokolo-Koba National Park, Senegal

This dissertation examines two distinct but interrelated processes of displacement experienced by the evictees of the Niokolo-Koba National Park, based on fieldwork (2004-2005) in the Tambacounda region of South-Eastern Senegal.

Displacement at seascapes: Senegalese fishermen in between state power and foreign fleets

Through semi-structured interviews with Senegalese fishermen, this article examines their displacement following the depletion of fishing stocks in Senegalese waters owing to the activities of European and Asian industrial fleets...

Displacement in Casamance, Senegal: lessons (hopefully) learned, 2000–2019

The paper reflects on fieldwork conducted since 2000 with displaced communities in Lower and Middle Casamance, Senegal, amid West Africa’s arguably longest running civil conflict. While this is a small...

Errance and Elsewheres among Africans Waiting to Restart Their Journeys in Dakar, Senegal

This article analyzes the experience of Africans stranded in Dakar, Senegal, halfway through their intended journeys out of the continent.

Humanitarian tropes in the Casamance: presumptions about gender-based violence in conflict and displacement contexts

The chapter examines changes and social consolidations of traditional gender roles and relations in the Casamance against the backdrop of the ongoing conflict. It contrasts humanitarian assessments that assume a...

‘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...

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....

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...