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Internal displacement/forced migration: specialist organisations and resources

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Title: Back Pack Health Worker Team (BPHWT) home page
Description/subject: Mission Statement: "The Back Pack Health Worker Team (BPHWT) is an independent, nonprofit, multi-ethnic organization dedicated to providing primary health care to ethnic groups and vulnerable populations in armed conflict and rural areas of Burma, where access to healthcare is otherwise unavailable. Furthermore, by equipping communities with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage their own health issues, the Back Pack Health Worker Team is dedicated to the long-term, sustainable development of a healthy society in Burma. To accomplish its mission, BPHWT utilizes mobile health teams to provide a range of primary medical care, maternal and child health services, and community health education and prevention programs to internally displaced and vulnerable populations in Burma."..... Emergency Assistance Team; Services; Reports and Publications; About Us; Partners; Contact Us; Links... How to Help: Volunteer; Wish List; Donations Download Videos
Language: English
Source/publisher: Back Pack Health Worker Team (BPHWT)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2010

Title: Brookings Institution
Description/subject: Some docs on IDPs in Burma
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Displacement Solutions
Description/subject: NGO working on housing, land and property rights (HLP) http://mebel-it.com.ua/shkafyi/dlya-odezhdyi http://getenergy.ru/?page_id=10
Language: English
Source/publisher: Displacement Solutions
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2009

Title: Forced Migration Online
Description/subject: Definitions, photos, resources, links, journals and Digital Library (129 results for "Myanmar OR Burma"; 21 results for "Rohingya"). The documents tend to be very heavy pdf image files. "The FMO digital library is a unique online resource. It contains approximately 3,000 full-text documents in electronic format which can be searched, read online and printed as required. The documents have been selected from the library of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford and Tufts' University Fletcher School and Feinstein Famine Center and include both recent and historical grey (unpublished) literature and research materials. In future, the Digital Library will include further documents from Tufts' University Fletcher School and Feinstein Famine Center together with collections from Columbia University's Program on Forced Migration and The Refugee Studies Program at The American University in Cairo. In addition, full-text articles from back issues of key journals in the field will be available."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford
Format/size: Most documents in pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Free Burma Rangers
Description/subject: "... The Free Burma Rangers is an organization dedicated to freedom for the people of Burma. "De Oppresso Liber" is the motto of the Free Burma Rangers and we are dedicated in faith to the establishment of liberty, justice, equal rights and peace for all the people of Burma. The Free Burma Rangers support the restoration of democracy, ethnic rights and the implementation of the International Declaration of Human Rights in Burma. We stand with those who desire a nation where God's gifts of life, liberty, justice, pursuit of happiness and peace are ensured for all... MISSION: The mission of the Free Burma Rangers is to bring help, hope and love to the oppressed people of Burma. Its mission is also to help strengthen civil society, inspire and develop leadership that serves the people and act as a voice for the oppressed... ACTIONS: The Free Burma Rangers (FBR), conduct relief, advocacy, leadership development and unity missions among the people of Burma... Relief: ..."...FBR has issued some of the best documented reports on internal displacement/forced migration
Language: English
Source/publisher: Free Burma Rangers
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2004

Title: Guide to forced migration resources on the Web
Description/subject: Updated July 2006... "This guide provides examples of the types of resources that will eventually be included in the RSC portal, or Forced Migration Online. It is not an exhaustive inventory..." Contents: I. Purpose; II. Background and Overviews; - Starting Points: - Introduction to the Issues/Definitions of Key Terms; - Country Profiles; III. Finding Out about Research: - Research Collections; - Directories; - Indexes/Journal Contents Search Services; - Bibliographic Tools: Bibliographies, Library Catalogues; - Alerting Services; - Lists. IV. Information Sources (full-text): - News; - Journals/Newsletters; - Annual Reports/Yearbooks; - International Instruments: Specific Titles, Collections; - Policy Statements; - Operational Resources: Operational Guidance Materials, Principles of Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict ;Management - Evaluation Reports. V. Non-Textual Information Sources: - Statistics/Datasets; - Multimedia; VI. Internet Search Tools: - Subject Guides; - Search Engines.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Forced Migration Online, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: IDP material by the Border Consortium (TBC)
Description/subject: For IDP material (from 2002), scroll down to IDPs and choose a year....very useful and well-researched and written reports.
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: The Border Consortium (TBC)
Format/size: html, pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.theborderconsortium.org/
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2014

Title: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) - Myanmar page
Description/subject: Highly recommended. Well-organised site. In "list of sources used" are most of the main reports from 1995 bearing on IDPs (though the reports from 1995 to 1997 are missing - temporarily, one hopes) and more Burma pages updated June 2001. Go to the home page for links on IDPs, including the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement.
Language: English
Source/publisher: IDMC
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.internal-displacement.org/search?q=myanmar
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Karen Human Rights Group - internal displacement
Description/subject: Scroll down and click on FORCED RELOCATION, LAND CONFISCATION, STRATEGIC DISPLACEMENT or whichever Issue category you think may relate to internal displacement.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: html, pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.khrg.org/gallery/13/1058
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2006

Title: OCHA: Protection of civilians in armed conflict
Description/subject: Conflict-induced displacement. Standards, mechanisms, many links to humanitarian, relief and protection agencies dealing with internally displaced people, refugees, landmines, non-state actors, international organisations etc.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office for the Cooordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN)
Alternate URLs: http://ochaonline3.un.org/HumanitarianIssues/ProtectionofCiviliansinArmedConflict/tabid/1114/Defaul...
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003