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Expert opinion | 23 June 2017

Displaced but not forgotten: momentum is building to ensure internally displaced are not ‘left behind’

How can we address protracted displacement? Guest blogger Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien discusses a new OCHA study which recognises that in protracted situations, internal displacement is primarily a development and political challenge.

 

Expert opinion | 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?

 

Expert opinion | 01 October 2013

Why displaced children of Somalia hold key to future peace

IDMC highlights the importance of engaging displaced children so as to provide and alternative path to radicalism.

 

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