A new “Business Model” for responding to forced protracted displacement means communities are able to welcome additional populations in ways that are dignified and contribute to longer-term sustainable development.
This requires managing protracted and forced displacement as both a humanitarian and development issue. Solutions and interventions for protracted displacement need to be integrated effectively in local and national systems, emphasising the important role governments play.
The nature of protracted displacement requires moving beyond traditional humanitarian responses, forming innovative partnerships, drawing on the strengths and expertise of different stakeholders and capitalising on the displaced as contributors, not burdens to host communities.
Read our fact sheet (May 2016).