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Planned Relocations, Disasters and Climate Change

Elizabeth Ferris, Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement Editor's Note: The following paper was prepared for the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law's "Conference on Climate...

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Women Responding to War

Whatever would Aristophanes, the Greek playwright of antiquity, think of the new PBS documentary, Women, War and Peace? In his play Lysistrata performed in the fifth century B.C., Aristophanes...

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Iraq + 2 more

Iraqi Refugees: Still There

Elizabeth Ferris, Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement SEPTEMBER 2011 — Editor's Note: The following chapter was originally published in the 2011-2012 edition of A Global...

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USA + 1 more

9/11 and Humanitarian Assistance: A Disturbing Legacy

Elizabeth Ferris, Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement Counterterrorism policies implemented since the attacks on September 11, 2001 have fundamentally, perhaps irreversibly,...

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Libya + 3 more

Displacement in Libya: Humanitarian Priorities

August 15, 2011 — Speaking last Thursday UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern over civilian casualties in Libya. His remarks came in response to a NATO air strike on Libyan State...

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Somalia + 3 more

Famine in Somalia Once Again

Africa, Internal Displacement, Climate Change, Human Rights Elizabeth Ferris, Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement The Brookings Institution uly 22, 2011 — Famine, or the...

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