The importance of refugee-host relations: Guinea 1990–2003

  title={The importance of refugee-host relations: Guinea 1990–2003},
  author={N. Lawrie and W. V. Damme},
  journal={The Lancet},
Refugees are often discussed in terms of the problems they are seen to pose for their hosting nation. In Guinea this attitude resulted in deterioration of refugee-host relations which has compromised the rights and safety of many vulnerable people. Restoration of a good asylum environment in Guinea is essential since the country houses more than 100 000 refugees and more are seeking refuge from the renewed fighting in Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia. In this article we seek to explain how hostility… Expand
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