Economic integration into host communities in times of Covid-19: how to ease the impact of Covid-19 on displaced populations in low- and middle-income countries

Economic integration into host communities in times of Covid-19: how to ease the impact of Covid-19 on displaced populations in low- and middle-income countries

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Kuhnt, Jana / Kirsten Schüttler
External Publications (2021)

published on deval.org, 16.04.2021

Access to the labour market plays an essential role in allowing displaced populations to sustain their livelihoods and integrate into their host communities. Long-term displacement situations and a decline in resettlement have spurred the quest for local integration (UNHCR, 2019). The majority of displaced populations are hosted by neighbouring low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where the Covid-19 pandemic places additional strain on scarce resources.

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