Internal Displacement in Colombia: Humanitarian, Economic and Social Consequences in Urban Settings and Current Challenges

Citation:

Carrillo, Angela Consuelo. 2009. “Internal Displacement in Colombia: Humanitarian, Economic and Social Consequences in Urban Settings and Current Challenges.” International Review of the Red Cross 91 (875): 527-46. doi:10.1017/S1816383109990427.

Author: Angela Consuelo Carrillo

Abstract:

This article gives an overview of internal displacement and the IDP assistance system in Colombia. It analyses the particular difficulties faced by IDPs moving from rural to urban areas, as well as the challenges posed to governmental and humanitarian actors by the IDP influx into cities. (ICRC)

Topics: Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Humanitarian Assistance Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Colombia

Year: 2009

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