The Cities and Migration Programme


By Florence Lozet, Urban Analyst, Cities Alliance & Evan Easton-Calabria, Senior Research Officer, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford

A case-study from Uganda demonstrates that authorities cannot provide the services and assistance that refugees need if they do not have good data on the refugee population. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights this issue while exacerbating the challenges facing urban refugees.

This article was originally published in Forced Migration Review Issue 64.

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