Essentials for Establishing a Resettlement programme and Fundamentals for Sustainable Resettlement Programmes:
Resettlement gives refugees -whose lives have been shattered and futures placed on hold -renewed hope, and the opportunity to rebuild their lives. UNHCR encourages States to establish formal resettlement programmes to increase the number of refugees who can benefit from this durable solution. However, resettling refugees requires advance preparation, planning, and long-term commitment.
This guide provides an overview of the essential elements a State must put in place in order to establish a resettlement programme, and the fundamentals that should be developed over the longer term to ensure that their resettlement. programme is sustainable.