Counting Urban Refugees During COVID-19
By Florence Lozet, Urban Analyst, Cities Alliance & Evan Easton-Calabria, Senior Research Officer, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford
A case-study from Uganda demonstrates that authorities cannot provide the services and assistance that refugees need if they do not have good data on the refugee population. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights this issue while exacerbating the challenges facing urban refugees.
This article was originally published in Forced Migration Review Issue 64.