Drawing on literatures on agency and "protection", we argue that forced migrants
in and from Myanmar demonstrate great resilience and significant social capital, and that external support should be geared towards aiding their own ongoing struggles to achieve dignity and "durable solutions" to their plight.
Referrals for mental health services may come from diverse sources within the community and legal systems with which a forced migrant
Despite the differences in their condition, the two groups are united among themselves and with each other by their objective situation as forced migrants
The data were collected by conversational individual interviews, focused on the political atmosphere in Cameroon, the process of fleeing the country, and participants' experiences as forced migrants
seeking political asylum in South Africa.
According to him, there were 72 million forced migrants
worldwide in 2012, 3.
Berhman argues that the negative perceptions of the refugee today are intimately linked to the romanticization of the forced migrant
in an earlier era.
Yet, as Brun and Fabos (2) note, home for forced migrants
in protracted conditions of displacement is both contextual and fluid, experienced individually and socially, and connects local, national, and political dimensions.
This has led to widespread public resentment of the Iraqi forced migrant
Syrian immigration and residency policies towards the Iraqi forced migrants
may reflect strategic economic speculations, political calculations against US and international pressures and sanctions, attachment to international financial assistance in a period of economic crisis, and ambitions to deepen political influence and trade relations with Iraq.
By 1 January 2000 the Volga region had received the second highest number of forced migrants
and refugees of all Russia's economic regions--a total of 250,840.
20) It suffers from two main shortcomings: (i) "protection gaps," reflecting unmet needs of forced migrants
falling outside the conventional status of asylum-seekers or refugees; and (ii) a limited "protection space" with respect to geographical locations in which migrants in need are found, (21) such as the sea.
11) To a certain extent the iom's work with forced migrants
crosscuts these four areas, but has come to occupy the lion's share of IOM's operational budget and staff resources.