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On November 1, 2022, the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses at Yale MacMillan Center hosted Carole McGranahan, professor at the...

On October 4, 2022, the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses at Yale MacMillan Center hosted Oksana Mikheieva, professor at the...

On Monday, September 12, 2022, the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Resources (PRFDHR)...

At the end of 2021, there were 89.3 million people around the world forcibly displaced as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations, with...

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Yale Daily News

On Tuesday, the Yale MacMillan Center hosted the first event of its 10th refugee program seminar series, titled “What Is Home? Stories of Belonging from the New Syrian...

Bokolmayo, Somalia Region, Ethiopia

On October 26, the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses at Yale MacMillan hosted Marshall Burke, associate professor in the Department of...

By Marcia C. Inhorn
William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs; chair, Council on Middle East Studies

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For a brief period in 2015, the plight of refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East seized the world’s attention. The media covered droves of desperate people crossing...

To cope with seasonal poverty and unexpected shocks such as floods or illnesses, rural residents in poor agricultural communities in Bangladesh often share resources with...