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Forced Migration Review (FMR) is the most widely read publication on forced migration – available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, and free of charge in print and online. It is published by the Refugee Studies Centre in the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Through FMR, authors from around the world analyse the causes and impacts of displacement; debate policies and programmes; share research findings; reflect the lived experience of displacement; and present examples of good practice and recommendations for policy and action.

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May 2015

In light of the projected increase in the frequency and intensity of disasters associated with climate change, the number of people displaced in the context of disasters will inevitably rise. Existing national, regional and international legal regimes, however, currently respond to only some of the protection concerns arising from such displacement. Crafting an appropriate response will demand a cross-sectoral approach that addresses different forms of human mobility and which also recognises the local knowledge, values and beliefs of affected communities. FMR 49 includes 36 articles on ‘Disasters and displacement in a changing climate’, five articles on ‘Female genital mutilation (FGM) and asylum in Europe’, and five ‘general’ articles.

What is forced migration?
‘Forced migration’ refers to the movements of refugees and internally displaced people (displaced by conflict) as well as people displaced by natural or environmental disasters, chemical or nuclear disasters, famine, or development projects.

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‘Innovation and refugees’

Afghanistan's displaced people: 2014 and beyond

May 2014

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Afghanistan's displaced people: 2014 and beyond

May 2014

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Afghanistan's displaced people: 2014 and beyond

May 2014

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Dayton + 20: twenty years on from the Dayton Agreement in the Balkans - See more at: http://www.fmreview.org/forthcoming#sthash.QSqM2GGQ.dpuf
Dayton + 20: the Balkans twenty years on from the Dayton Agreement - See more at: http://www.fmreview.org/balkans#sthash.orLu3V65.dpuf
Climate change, disasters and displaceme'
‘Dayton + 20’ (the Balkans twenty years on from the Dayton Agreement) - See more at: http://www.fmreview.org/balkans#sthash.orLu3V65.dpuf