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Migration: Refugee Camps: Bangladesh
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In 2015, 64 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced (UNHCR n.d.). Acute emergencies such as the war in Syria represent a significant share of this figure and largely explain the substantial increase in the numbers of forcibly displaced persons in recent years. However, the existence of numerous protracted ref…

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Elisabeth Olivius, “Migration: Refugee Camps: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002132>
First published online: 2017

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