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The state of the world's refugees : fifty years of humanitarian action

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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This is an analysis of the international community's efforts to protect and assist refugees in the fifty years since the creation of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
ISBN: 019924104X 9780199241040 0199241066 9780199241064
OCLC Number: 44014510
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Early years ; 2. De-colonisation in Africa ; 3. Rupture in South Asia ; 4. Flight from Indo-China ; 5. Proxy Wars in Africa, Afghanistan and Central America ; 6. Repatriation and Peace-Building in the early 1990s ; 7. Asylum in the Industrialised World ; 8. Displacement in the Former Soviet Region ; 9. War and Humanitarian action: Iraq and the Balkans ; 10. The Rewandan Genocide and its aftermath ; 11. The Changing Dynamics of Displacement
Responsibility: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
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