Over the last decade, the humanitarian community has coalesced around the idea that integration into host communities may be a more permanent solution than return for many refugees and IDPs. That logic is now being put to the test in two countries with massive displaced populations for which return is not an option: Colombia and Jordan.

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  • Elizabeth Dickinson

    Elizabeth Dickinson is a former associate editor at Devex. Based in the Middle East, she has previously served as Gulf correspondent for The National, assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy, and Nigeria correspondent at The Economist. Her writing also appeared in The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Politico Magazine, and Newsweek, among others.

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