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Maurice Herson writes for Debating Development, questioning whether are there are situations in which displacement is not inevitable

Members of a Lebanese family look out over the rubble of their home in Ayta ash-Shab UNHCR / A Branthwaite
Members of a Lebanese family look out over the rubble of their home in Ayta ash-Shab

‘The effects of displacement can last a lifetime and beyond, damaging the prospects of future generations. We can do more to prevent displacement and the suffering it brings.’ So writes UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, in the opening article of the latest issue of Forced Migration Review (FMR).

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