The Implementation of UNHCR’S Policy on Refugee Protection and Solutions in Urban Areas

Since the publication of its 2009 policy on urban refugees, UNHCR policy on refugee protection and solutions in urban areas, the topic of urban refugees has become increasingly prominent amongst humanitarian actors. It is widely acknowledged that refugees are more often fleeing to cities instead of camps. The body of literature on urban refugees is also growing. Beginning in 2010, UNHCR published a series of evaluations of urban refugee operations in various countries. UNHCR’s Asia Bureau recently complet