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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

families I interviewed emphasized in our first encounter. In April 2013 I interviewed a Colombian family in Chile. Once I contacted them over the phone and they agreed to the interview, they asked me to meet in the food court of a busy shopping center in

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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

the pastor's help, they found and moved into a small house with two rooms. Church members donated kitchen utensils, food, and clothes. Pastor Justin soon began to serve as a pastor within the church and became responsible for Bible teaching. He earned

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Christine Moderbacher

for its delicious as well as surprisingly affordable food, welcome me wholeheartedly. “You are still coming here? You are not afraid of entering Molenbeek? Then maybe you could bring along some of your blond friends next time so that they see that one

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Sanctuary in Countries of Origin

A Transnational Perspective

Alexandra Délano Alonso

to providing food and shelter—and more recently, legal support and accompaniment for asylum cases—its actions involve taking migrants beyond the shelter into the community to engage both locals and migrants in actions and conversations around

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

migration to the northern uplands in the 1960s. The government aimed to relocate lowland populations facing food shortages and limited industrial jobs to sparsely inhabited uplands considered empty frontier territories ( Winkels 2005 ). This transfer of

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Transit Migration in Niger

Stemming the Flows of Migrants, but at What Cost?

Sébastien Moretti

well as the materials necessary for organizing a long trip across the desert, from water and food to sunglasses, backpacks, or money transfers. A report published in early 2017 found that migrants spent on average CFAF 18,993 (more than USD 30) on goods

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Liliana L. Jubilut

Pública da União, Universidade Católica de Santos, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, and Universidade Federal de São Carlos. 15 For instance, Universidade Católica de Santos has held campaigns asking for food items and baby formula and diapers to

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Patti Tamara Lenard and Laura Madokoro

. Designated churches, such as Beverley Minster, opened their doors to people who had admitted criminal wrong-doing, so long as they had the means to cover the costs associated with this sanctuary ( Jordan 2017 ). Communities often provided support with food

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Living Through and Living On?

Participatory Humanitarian Architecture in the Jarahieh Refugee Settlement, Lebanon

Riccardo Luca Conti, Joana Dabaj, and Elisa Pascucci

had experienced lack of food or cash ( UNHCR 2017 ). Children between 3 and 18 years old constitute approximately 54 percent of the Syrian refugee population. It is estimated that nearly 60 percent of them do not attend school ( UNHCR 2017 ). The

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Managing a Multiplicity of Interests

The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya

Melissa Phillips

or from Italy, but following widespread criticism, the EU now channels assistance, such as food, through international organizations ( Brachet 2016 ). Inhumane conditions in Libyan detention centers have been well documented and are characterized by