Forced Migration Review 35: Disability and displacement

The English edition of FMR 35, with a major feature on Disability and displacement, is now online at

This latest issue includes 27 articles focusing on disability and displacement, including an introduction by Shuaib Chalklen, Special Rapporteur for Disability. These articles illustrate why disabled people who are displaced need particular consideration, and highlight some of the initiatives taken (locally and globally) to change thinking and practices so that their vulnerability is recognised, their voices heard – and responses made inclusive.

This issue also contains a mini-feature (of four articles) on Brazil and five general articles on accountability, mobility, reproductive health in Darfur, repatriation decision-making and protection in natural disasters.

It will be published in English, French, Arabic and Spanish, and the mini-feature on Brazil will also be available in Portuguese (thanks to UNHCR Brazil).

If you usually receive a print copy of FMR, you do not need to request this issue unless you require multiple copies.

If you do NOT usually receive a print copy of FMR and would like to receive a copy for your organisation, or multiple copies for distribution to partners and policy/decision-makers or for use at conferences/workshops, PLEASE contact the Editors as soon as possible at We will need your full postal address and details of how many copies (in which language/s) you require.

NEW! All articles in this issue are also available in audio format (mp3 files). See the download options at

We would be grateful if you would forward this message to anyone you know who may be interested, add links on your website and/or list it in your updates and resources. Articles may be freely reproduced and circulated – but please acknowledge the source. We would like to thank the following donors for providing funding specifically for this issue: CBM, the Commonwealth Foundation, Generalitat Valenciana/Consellería de Educación, Handicap International, the InterAgency Network for Education in Emergencies, and Sightsavers. We would also like to thank the ABILIS Foundation for their support.

Forthcoming issues of FMR will include features on:

  • DRC/Great Lakes
  • HIV/AIDS, security and conflict
  • Non-state actors
  • Communications and technology

See for details.

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