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Christine Smith Ellison

Christine Smith Ellison is a Research Associate in Education, Conflict and International Development at the UNESCO Centre, University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... sustainable return and (re)integration of minority returnees, but also preventing the country’s long-term democratic consolidation. In Chapter 8 Alan Smith reflects on a number of developments that have influenced international aid over...

Educational Challenges of Conflict and Flood-related Displacement in Pakistan

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The chapter examines the consequences of conflict and flooding in Pakistan on the access to education by internally displaced persons (IDPs). The chapter begins with a short overview of internal displacement in Pakistan, both conflict...

Returnees and the Challenges for Education Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The three-and-a-half year war in Bosnia and Herzegovina resulted in the displacement of approximately half the country’s population of 4 million, including both internally displaced persons and refugees. Since the signing of the Dayton...

Education of Protracted Displacement in Sri Lanka

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In this chapter, the historical and contemporary situation of internally displaced persons in Sri Lanka is outlined, before critically examining government policy on displacement and return. The particular impacts on children and young...

Challenges for the International Aid System

Alan Smith

Alan Smith is the UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster, UK, where he is Professor of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... (Smith, McCandless, Paulson and Wheaton, 2010). In 2010 the PBF had funds of US$360 million and was supporting more than 150 projects in 18 countries, but social programming, such as education, had received less than 14% of its funds. The PBF...

Alternative Approaches to Education for Displaced Children in Puntland and Somaliland

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... provoked by food shortages and drought-driven migration, nor does it adjust timetables to meet the needs of working children (Smith, 2007; NRC, 2008). IDP children are therefore vulnerable to long absences and so fall below the minimum...

The Hidden Crisis

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... Office (PBSO), could provide a valuable source of institutional support. Unfortunately, it suffers from under-financing and the neglect of education (Smith, 2010). Armed conflict represents one of the great human development challenges...

Legislative Protection for IDPs and Education in Colombia

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This chapter outlines the steps taken by the Colombian judicial authorities to introduce and monitor a series of instruments increasing the legislative protection of the tens of thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs...

The Education Sector Response to Hurricane Katrina in the USA

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Despite enormous resources, forewarning of the event and government systems that remained largely untouched by the disaster, the United States government proved lacking in its response to the humanitarian emergency created by Hurricane...