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Blog Post | 30 April 2015

The power of solidarity in displacement

Analysts for Central Africa had the opportunity to gather data on internally displaced people who have suffered repeated displacement and to hear firsthand their stories of survival.

 

Blog Post | 09 April 2015

Dr Chaloka Beyani: "The right to adequate housing allows IDPs to get back their dignity and begin rebuilding shattered lives"

IDMC launched its latest report "Home sweet home: Housing practices and tools that support durable solutions for IDPs" featuring a key note speech from Dr.Chaloka Beyani.

 

Blog Post | 01 April 2015

Guest blogger Professor Roger Zetter: “For many, internal displacement is the first step on a long and perilous journey of forced migration”

Q&A analysing current and future challenges concerning the protection needs of different groups of displaced people, in particular for IDPs.

 

Blog Post | 26 March 2015

IDMC reiterates the importance of monitoring internal displacement in the context of occupied Palestine at the Human Rights Council

IDMC estimates there were at least 275,000 Palestinian IDPs in the Israeli occupied territories.

 

Blog Post | 26 March 2015

Nigerian IDPs at risk of going unheard in upcoming elections

As Nigerians prepare to vote in the presidential election on Saturday, there are concerns that over 1.2 million displaced people will be unable to access polling stations.

 

Blog Post | 19 March 2015

IDP registration in Ukraine: Who’s in? Who’s out? And who’s counting?

With over one million people fleeing from Ukraine, IDMC analyses the country's IDP registration process.

 

Blog Post | 18 March 2015

Disaster-related displacement: time to put knowledge into action

IDMC report reveals an increased risk of global displacement caused by disasters, and calls for a stronger link between displacement and disaster risk reduction.

 

Blog Post | 29 January 2015

Guest blogger Elizabeth Ferris describes “the dangers of mainstreaming IDPs into oblivion”

Increasingly, international humanitarians talk about the protection of civilians, vulnerable groups, and affected populations rather than about internally displaced persons (IDPs). What dangers could this pose to IDPs?

 

Blog Post | 19 January 2015

Violence, land grabbing and discrimination: Why minorities in Bangladesh continue to suffer from new and protracted displacement

Ongoing tensions and violence continue to cause new displacement in certain areas in Bangladesh. Access to land rights must be guaranteed to help displaced minorities reach durable solutions.

 

Blog Post | 11 December 2014

IDMC at Chatham House: Nigeria’s 2015 elections, Boko Haram and Security

With the Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections due in February 2015, there are fears the violence that accompanied the polls three years ago will reoccur.

 

Blog Post | 11 December 2014

4 steps the Papua New Guinea government should take to end the displacement of the Manam IDPs

Ten years after the Manam volcano erupted, over 15,000 people remain displaced. The government must provide them with durable solutions.

 

Blog Post | 09 December 2014

12 ways the Kampala Convention protects displaced people from legal limbo

Kampala Convention serves as a reminder that displacement is a problem that requires long term responses. Here we outline how it can provide legal protection to the millions of displaced people in the continent.

 

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