By better understanding the evolution of the relationship between host and refugee communities in Ethiopia, the World Bank hopes that it can support hosting governments in enabling these groups to...

Varalakshmi Vemuru, Aditya Sarkar, Andrea Woodhouse |

Even in the absence of a pandemic, refugees who are forced to move due to conflict, persecution, environmental disasters and poverty - or a combination of these factors - face innumerable...

Helidah Refiloe Ogude, Tamuka Chekero |

Many of the refugees from South Sudan, Sudan, and Eritrea have gone to Ethiopia, where they are living in camps. To support the refugee-hosting communities in Ethiopia, the World Bank financed the...

Varalakshmi Vemuru |

Credited for implementing one of the most progressive refugee policy regimes in the world, the Government of Uganda provides refugees freedom of movement and employment, and access to basic...

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Varalakshmi Vemuru, Margarita Puerto |

In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal...

Martin Spicer, Franck Bousquet |

Aerial view of Dollo Ado refugee camps in Ethiopia. The camps are home to an estimated 212, 000 Somali refugees who are displaced as a result of war and drought.Photo credit: Samuel Tewolde...

Anne Bennett, Vandana Sharma |

About this series More blog posts Forced displacement is a global crisis that requires urgent humanitarian action. But as displacement tends to last many years – with long-term impacts on the...

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jo de Berry |