May 2, 2017
The countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea are facing unprecedented stress. A former lieutenant with the Italian Navy is now a RAND researcher, working to help others appreciate the scope of the crisis.
The largest refugee crisis since World War II requires decisionmakers to address the immediate life-saving needs of the millions of individuals fleeing Syria, but also broader issues including education and security. RAND experts help answer the difficult questions: How will hundreds of thousands of refugee children receive an education? How can the international community better support host countries that are absorbing the majority of the region’s refugees? How can international and regional NGO's improve their support for refugees in urban areas?