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The Syria crisis, displacement and protection


This issue of FMR is available online in English in pdf, html and audio formats, and will shortly also be available in Arabic, French and Spanish in html and pdf formats. It will be available in print in all four languages.

A four-sided expanded contents listing (‘FMR 47 Listing’) of all articles in this issue of FMR is also available. This provides for each article: the title, the author(s) and their affiliation, the introductory sentences and links to the full article online. It will be available online and in print in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.

FMR 47 Listing also includes details of a special supplement on ‘Innovation and refugees’ which will be published shortly and disseminated to all those who usually receive FMR in print.

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We would like to thank Kathrine Starup of the Danish Refugee Council and Dawn Chatty of the Refugee Studies Centre for their assistance as special advisors on this issue.

This issue has been published with the assistance of the Regional Development and Protection Programme, a three-year regional initiative for Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq, led by Denmark and with contributions from the EU, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, UK and the Czech Republic. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Forced Migration Review and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the contributing donors.

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