Vulnerability in the Urban Environment: A Comparative Analysis

Rae, Christopher

In 2007, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center estimated that the total number of individuals who had been forcibly displaced from their homes, but remained within the territory of boundaries of their country, surpassed 27 million. (Jennings, 2008) Known as Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), their numbers have been steadily growing since the early 1990s. Defined by the Guiding Principles ... read more

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