SOAS University of London

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Panel Discussion on the Scope and Significance of the World Disasters Report, led by Prof. Zetter

Roger Zetter (Oxford)

Date: 13 March 2013Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G51

Type of Event: Seminar

The IFRC World Disasters Report for 2012 is focused on forced migration and displacement. Roger Zetter (Professor Emeritus from RSC) will: outline some of the challenges in preparing the report; discuss the aims, aspirations and thinking behind the report; and highlight significant content in the report - key themes will include, vulnerability and protection, the urbanisation of displacement, development induced displacement, and reframing humanitarian conditions as development challenges.

Organiser: Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

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