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IPA's Humanitarian and Forced Displacement Initiative aims to improve the lives of those who have been forcibly displaced and the communities that host them by developing evidence that equips policymakers and practitioners to implement better policies and programs.
Conflict leads to development setbacks across all sectors of society. IPA’s research in conflict-affected contexts aims to both prevent conflict and help communities recover from its effects.
There is limited rigorous evidence on the best ways to prevent, manage, and reduce crime. IPA supports research that explores the relationship between state legitimacy and crime, seeks to better understand organized crime, and evaluates novel strategies to combat crime and violence.
Responding to and preventing all types of crises is key to improving the lives of the poor, especially in fragile states. IPA’s work on crisis prevention and response includes evaluations related to natural, health, and human-made disasters.
IPA’s research seeks to understand and respond to several types of violence, including terrorism, state-supported violence and repression, and ethnic and sectarian violence.