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Weston Roundtable

The Refugee Archipelago: A global assessment of the enviro-climatic marginality of UNHCR refugee camps - Jamon Van Den Hoek

Event Details

Thursday, April 19, 2018
4:15-5:15 p.m.
There are 17.2 million people under UNHCR mandate in 126 countries who have fled war, political persecution, and natural disasters. Refugee camps offer security and stability but remain vulnerable due to their environmental and geographic marginalization as well as restrictions on land-based livelihoods. This research presents the first global-level assessment of enviro-climatic marginality of refugee camps using satellite datasets, and offers a unique perspective on conditions... (see website).