By Roberta Cohen
Because the finish of the chilly warfare, expanding numbers of individuals have been compelled to depart their houses because of armed clash, inner strife, and systematic violations of human rights. while refugees crossing nationwide borders reap the benefits of a longtime approach of overseas security and counsel, those who find themselves displaced internally be afflicted by a scarcity of criminal or institutional bases for their defense and the help of the overseas group. This booklet analyzes the explanations and outcomes of displacement, together with its devastating effect either inside and past the borders of affected international locations. It units forth options for combating displacement, a distinct felony framework adapted to the wishes of the displaced, more beneficial institutional preparations on the nationwide, neighborhood, and foreign degrees, and elevated capacities to deal with the safety, human rights, and reintegration and improvement wishes of the displaced.
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Additional resources for Masses in Flight: The Global Crisis of Internal Displacement
Or they may want to conceal the extent to which their own policies or actions have contributed to war and mass displacement. Frequently they justify their obstruction on grounds of defending their national sovereignty. For all of the foregoing reasons, it has become essential to develop a broadly recognized framework of normative standards and institutional arrangements to guide the actions both of governments and of international humanitarian and development agencies in dealing with crises of internal displacement.
The Norwegian Refugee Council organized the research work on NGOs. World Bank staff assisted with reintegration and development strategies. In particular, the authors wish to express appreciation to the following individuals for their direct and active involvement in the preparation of different parts of the study: Tom Argent, Jacques Cuenod, Jean-François Durieux, Jeff Drumtra, Bill Frelick, Dennis Gallagher, Robert Kogod Goldman, Virginia Hamilton, Daniel Helle, Steven Holtzman, Walter Kälin, David A.
Whitehead James D. Wolfensohn Ezra K. Zilkha Page ix Foreword SINCE THE END of the cold war, increasing numbers of persons in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America have been forced to leave their homes as a result of armed conflicts, internal strife, and systematic violations of human rights. Unlike refugees, who cross a border and have access to an established system of international protection and assistance, internally displaced persons remain within their own countries, without legal or institutional bases for receiving protection from the international community.
Masses in Flight: The Global Crisis of Internal Displacement by Roberta Cohen