Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: A Deepening Humanitarian Crisis?

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This report provides an analysis of the current crisis, including the conditions for those displaced in Iraq and the refugee situations in Syria, Jordan, and elsewhere. It also provides information on the U.S. and international response and examines refugee resettlement options in the United States. Aspects of this crisis that may be of particular interest to the 110th Congress include a focus on an immediate response (providing humanitarian relief funding), examining resettlement policies, and developing a strategy to manage the displaced, particularly within Iraq.

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Margesson, Rhoda; Sharp, Jeremy M. & Bruno, Andorra August 15, 2008.

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  • Margesson, Rhoda Specialist in International Humanitarian Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
  • Sharp, Jeremy M. Specialist in Middle Eastern Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
  • Bruno, Andorra Specialist in Immigration Policy; Domestic Social Policy Division

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This report provides an analysis of the current crisis, including the conditions for those displaced in Iraq and the refugee situations in Syria, Jordan, and elsewhere. It also provides information on the U.S. and international response and examines refugee resettlement options in the United States. Aspects of this crisis that may be of particular interest to the 110th Congress include a focus on an immediate response (providing humanitarian relief funding), examining resettlement policies, and developing a strategy to manage the displaced, particularly within Iraq.

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  • August 15, 2008

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Margesson, Rhoda; Sharp, Jeremy M. & Bruno, Andorra. Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: A Deepening Humanitarian Crisis?, report, August 15, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463398/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.