Fleeing war and relocating to the urban fringe – issues and actors: the cases of Khartoum and Bogotá
30-09-2009 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 875, by Agnès de Geoffroy
This article presents the findings of a long-term study comparing the phenomenon of displacement in Khartoum and Bogota. While the issues faced in these two contexts are similar, widely differing policy decisions have been taken. This has impacted on the evolution of the two situations, as well as the responses of various actors.
Nina M. Birkeland Agne's de Geoffroy is a researcher for the Centre d’Études et de Documentation Économiques, Juridiques et Sociales (CEDEJ) in Khartoum, and a consultant for Groupe URD (Urgence, Réhabilitation, Développement). She holds a doctorate in geopolitics from the University of Paris VIII.