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Institute for Environmental Security (IES) field survey; United Nations High Commissioner for Regugees (UNHCR); International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). Map compiled in collaboration with Diana Duarte Rizzolio, UNEP-GRID/Europe.
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Forests Affected as Hideouts and Refuges
Philippe Rekacewicz assisted by Cecile Marin, Agnes Stienne, Guilio Frigieri, Riccardo Pravettoni, Laura Margueritte and Marion Lecoquierre.
Around the world, conflicts and
wars are, directly and indirectly,
taking a toll on forests and the communities
that rely on them
for their livelihood. Dense forests in
remote areas provide
safe haven for refugees fleeing from
conflict, which can result in overexploitation
of forest resources.