Refugees and Migration - Displacement an Everyday Condition
Displacement has become a common feature of life in East Africa over the past decade, leading to a wide range of creative solutions, according to Caroline Njuki, senior program coordinator at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development's regional secretariat on forced displacement and mixed migration. Njuki discusses the socioeconomic integration of displaced populations in this seventh episode of the Peacebuilders podcast series.
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Caroline Njuki heads the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development’s Regional Secretariat on Forced Displacement and Mixed Migration and is a migration scholar with more than 10 years of experience in the Horn of Africa and Europe.
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A commuter taxi drives past a sign in Mogadishu, Somalia advertising the Dahabshiil money transfer platform. Remittances from Somali diaspora groups have spurred investment, supported local families, and helped to start new businesses as the country rebuilds.
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South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence caused by the ongoing civil war wait at a refugee processing reception center in Imvepi, Uganda in 2017.