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preventing displacement

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons FMR 41 The ICRC approach in situations of pre-displacement The ICRC prioritises the need to prevent displacement-triggering events when possible. Their experience highlights the complexity of the challenges and the central role of working in partnership to serve communities at risk. Veronika Talviste, Jamie A Williamson, Anne Zeidan 08 May 2013
2 Creative Commons FMR 41 Voluntariness to remaın The 'choice' to remain rather than flee is often in effect not really voluntary. Arzu Guler 08 May 2013
3 Creative Commons FMR 41 Shelter interventions prevent and mitigate displacement In hazard-prone developing countries, shelter interventions are an important way to prevent or mitigate natural disaster-induced displacement. To be effective, they need to be multi-faceted and carried out with the involvement of the communities affected. Davina Wadley 08 May 2013
4 Creative Commons FMR 41 The management of climate displacement Knowing that displacements will occur as a result of climate change, the humanitarian community will need to work pre-emptively with communities identified as likely to be threatened on the land-based solutions that may be available to them. Scott Leckie 08 May 2013
5 Creative Commons FMR 41 Flooding in Thailand: flee, fight or float The severity of recent flooding in Thailand and the probability of future flooding have triggered a re-assessment of coping mechanisms employed by both the Thai population and the government. Wan S Sophonpanich 08 May 2013
6 Creative Commons FMR 41 Towards a uniform legal system of protection There exists a set of inter-related normative texts for the protection of the environment and for the prevention and reduction of disasters, as well as for ensuring respect for human rights in all circumstances. Dimitrios Chotouras 08 May 2013
7 Creative Commons FMR 41 Predicting disasters and protecting rights In order to prevent or reduce disaster-related displacement, we need to address some clear gaps in both knowledge and capacity by improving research on and awareness of disaster risks and associated human rights, and the capacity to address them. Justin Ginnetti, Nina Schrepfer 08 May 2013
8 Creative Commons FMR 41 The tool box at states' disposal to prevent displacement: a Swiss perspective A harmful action that is looming and has not yet taken place is difficult for third-party states to denounce or counter. A whole range of measures and methodologies is at their disposal enabling them to contribute to the prevention of forced displacement. Isabelle Gómez Truedsson 08 May 2013
9 Creative Commons FMR 41 To prevent or pursue displacement? The repertoire of survival actions of at-risk civilians includes both avoiding and attempting displacement. But there are also overlaps, combinations and tacking back and forth between the two, while trying to mitigate the risks that any choice entails. Casey Barrs 08 May 2013
10 Creative Commons FMR 41 International Humanitarian Law: a short summary of relevant provisions International Humanitarian Law: a short summary of relevant provisions in relation to the right not to be displaced. Editors 08 May 2013
11 Creative Commons FMR 41 The history and status of the right not to be displaced The many existing fragments of law relating to arbitrary displacement have a common thread running through them, revealing a human right not to be displaced. The existence of such a right has not yet been recognised in any international legal instrument. Michèle Morel, Maria Stavropoulou, Jean-François Durieux 08 May 2013
12 Creative Commons FMR 41 Preventing displacement Displacement can be a means of escaping violence but it can also bring great suffering. Displacement is not inevitable, so what can we do to prevent it? Valerie Amos 08 May 2013
13 Creative Commons FMR 41 From the editors From the editors. Editors 08 May 2013