Ten years after the Manam volcano erupted, over 15,000 people remain displaced. The government must provide them with durable solutions.
On a recent mission to Zamboanga, IDMC’s regional analyst visited some of the camps hosting nearly half of the 64,000 people who remain displaced following heavy fighting between the government and a Muslim rebel group last September.
The majority of Indonesia's 90,000 IDPs struggle to assert their land and housing rights. Addressing this is key to resolving long-term displacement and preventing forced evictions.
The Philippines and rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a peace deal that may have dividends for IDPs in Mindanao.
An estimated 4.4 million people have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, IDMC calls for planning that will support sustainable recovery and mitigate against further disaster.
IDMC’s latest report highlights the plight of a Mindanao’s indigenous people, the Lumads, currently living in the shadows in the Philippines.
In this statement, IDMC expresses disappointment about the vetoing of the Rights of the IDP Act of 2013 by the President of the Philippines