Internal Displacement Update 6 - 19 April 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments during this period

IDMC is the leading source of information and analysis on internal displacement. Our data and evidence serves to keep the issue and the plight of internally displaced people high on the global agenda.

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11 May 2015

The national responsibility to protect internally displaced people: The Kampala Convention
Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Nigeria | Publication

08 December 2014

The Kampala Convention two years on: time to turn theory into practice
Sub-Saharan Africa | Publication

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Recovery postponed: The long-term plight of people displaced by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, tsunami and nuclear radiation disaster

After almost six years after the “Great East Japan Earthquake” disaster that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, recovery continues for approximately 134,000 evacuees who remain displaced.

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