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Refugee aid should be about achieving self-reliance: how we're measuring it

By Lindsay Stark, Associate Professor of Social Work and Public Health, Washington University in St Louis
Ilana Seff, Research Assistant Professor, Washington University in St Louis
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Each year, millions of people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict. They often seek initial sanctuary in a neighbouring country or a second resettlement country.

Many such countries are found in sub-Saharan Africa. Due to proximity and agreements made between governments, the region is home to more than a quarter of the world’s refugee population. Uganda, for instance, ranks…


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