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Blog Post | 11 June 2014

As violence intensifies due to Boko Haram, Jan Egeland warns Nigeria is ‘spiralling into the abyss’

With twenty more women abducted in Nigeria, concerns mount over the escalating geopolitical threat Boko Haram poses to the region.

 

Blog Post | 30 May 2014

Central African Republic: can it get any worse?

The current crisis in the Central African Republic has a tremendous impact on internal displaced people as well as on the economy.

 

Blog Post | 27 May 2014

Challenging the picture of disaster-induced displacement: the evolving reality post-Typhoon Haiyan

Examining displacement post-Haiyan, IDMC challenges the common assumption that when people are displaced by disasters, their situation is temporary.

 

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

IDMC’s annual flagship report reveals record breaking IDP figures for second year running

IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.

 

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

 

Blog Post | 13 May 2014

Why land and housing rights hold the key for Indonesia’s long-term displaced

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.

 

Blog Post | 02 April 2014

Can Mindanao’s new peace agreement help end displacement?

The Philippines and rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a peace deal that may have dividends for IDPs in Mindanao.

 

Blog Post | 26 March 2014

Can Azerbaijan solve internal displacement in Europe?

IDMC calls on Azerbaijan to use its upcoming tenure at the Council of Europe to resolve displacement for Europe's 2.3 million IDPs.

 

Blog Post | 25 March 2014

Can the UN Human Rights Council get Sri Lanka to take its commitments to its citizens seriously?

At the UN Human Rights Council, IDMC asks why recommendations adopted by Sri Lanka on IDPs have yet to be implemented.

 

Blog Post | 14 March 2014

With 1 family displaced every 60 seconds in Syria, there’s no more time for diplomatic delay

Each day, 9,500 civilians are forced to flee their homes in Syria – that’s one family every minute.* Three years after Syria’s brutal armed conflict began, the international community is still failing to bring an end to a crisis which has displaced a staggering number of people inside the country.

 

Blog Post | 07 March 2014

Girl, disrupted: challenges for internally displaced girls worldwide

Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.

 

Blog Post | 05 March 2014

How can pastoralists become displaced when they lead traditionally mobile lifestyles?

IDMC explains the ‘tipping point’ from which pastoralists fall from voluntary migration into forced displacement

 

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