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Development Assisted Integration : A Viable Alternative to Long Term Residence in Refugee Camps ?

@inproceedings{Feldman2007DevelopmentAI,
  title={Development Assisted Integration : A Viable Alternative to Long Term Residence in Refugee Camps ?},
  author={Sara J Feldman},
  year={2007}
}
Since the inception of the refugee protection regime in 1951, refugee camps have been its central organizing concept. In the camp-based model, refugee-producing crises are assumed to be temporary emergencies. In reality, most refugee situations last much longer: 7.89 million of the world’s 12 million refugees and asylum seekers have been in camps for five years or more. While camps are necessary in the emergency phase of a refugee crisis, reliance on a camp-centric policy in protracted refugee… Expand
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