Studies and Research

This section features relevant reports and studies that address some of the important shortcomings in the knowledge surrounding migrants in countries experiencing crisis.

Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Policies in the European Union and the MICIC Agenda
ICMPD (2017)

The paper analyses the policies and institutional structures of EU humanitarian aid and civil protection policies with a view to the improvement of protection and aid for migrants in countries of crises.

Spaces of vulnerability and areas prone to natural disaster and crisis in six SADC countries
IOM (2017)

This report present the finding of a desk review on hazards, exposure, vulnerability and resilience, taking into account human mobility aspects, in six SADC countries: namely, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Migrants in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practices for Inclusion
IOM (2017)

The case studies presented in Migrants in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practices of Inclusion highlight that worldwide, migrants, asylum seekers and refugees often face specific conditions of marginalization.

Libya Case Study: An Unending Crisis – Responses of Migrants, States and Organisations to the 2011 Libya Crisis
ICMPD (2017)

This study centres on the migrants who were displaced by the 2011 crisis from five countries of origin (Burkina Faso, Chad, Egypt, Ghana and Niger) and one country of transit (Tunisia).

Central African Republic Case Study: Central African Republic at a Crossroads – Socio-economic Development Implications of Crisis-induced Returns to Cameroon and Chad
ICMPD (2017)

This report  investigates the experiences of migrants during and after the CAR crisis with a focus on key actors that participated in
the provision of assistance.

Côte d’Ivoire Case Study: Côte d’Ivoire at a Crossroads – Socio-Economic Development Implications of Crisis-induced Returns to Burkina Faso, Ghana and Liberia
ICMPD (2017)

This study investigates the experiences of migrants during and after the Ivorian crises with a focus on key actors who participated in the provision of  assistance.

Factsheet: Thailand
ICMPD (2017)

The long term consequences of the 2011 floods on migrants from Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam and the role played by the existing migrant registration system.

Thailand Case Study: Migration and Natural Disasters - The Impact on Migrants of the 2011 Floods in Thailand
ICMPD (2017)

This case study examines the immediate and longer-term consequences of the 2011 floods in Thailand on migrants from Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam.

Factsheet: South Africa
ICMPD (2017)

The impact and responses to xenophobic violence in South Africa by Zimbabwean informal migrant entrepreneurs.

South Africa Case Study: The Double Crisis – Mass Migration From Zimbabwe And Xenophobic Violence in South Africa
ICMPD (2017)

This case study aims to make a number of contributions to the literature on migration in countries in crisis.