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Forced Migration and Mortality

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Forced Migration and Mortality

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309073340
ISBN-13: 9780309073349
Number of pages: 160

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Forced Migration and Mortality examines mortality patterns in complex humanitarian emergencies, reviewing the state of knowledge, as well as how patterns may change in the new century. It contains four case studies of mortality in recent emergencies: Rwanda, North Korea, Kosovo, and Cambodia.

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