Sexual and Reproductive Health of Displaced Populations: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Chad and Uganda

The International Planned Parenthood for African Region (IPPFAR) commissioned a study to explore sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and develop recommendations /guideline to guide effective SRH response by humanitarian aid agencies working in displaced population settings. IPPFAR is a non-governmental organization whose strategic focus is to provide SRH services to vulnerable and marginalized populations. Two case studies were conducted with internally displaced persons (IDPs) in post emergency setting in Gulu district Uganda and with refugee populations living in emergency situation in Chad during September 2004 and February 2005 respectively.