World Refugee Survey

Various officials from the U.S. Committee for Refugees talked about the 43rd annual World Refugee Survey. They criticized the… read more

Various officials from the U.S. Committee for Refugees talked about the 43rd annual World Refugee Survey. They criticized the international community for “warehousing” approximately seven million refugees worldwide. Warehousing is defined as placing refugees into camps, which often lack adequate sanitation, security, education, and employment opportunities, for extended periods of time. Following prepared remarks, the officials responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Michelle Berg Policy Analyst U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Gregory Z. Chen Director U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants->Policy Analysis and Research
  • Joel Frushone Policy Analyst U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants->Africa
  • Peter Hickman Vice Chairman National Press Club->Newsmaker
  • Lavinia Limon Executive Director U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Merrill Smith Editor U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants->World Refugee Survey
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World Refugee Survey

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Program ID:
181970-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2004
Last Aired:
May 25, 2004

Airing Details

  • May 24, 2004 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2004 | 11:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2004 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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