In the absence of any progress in the peace process, Ukraine is facing the challenge of protracted internal displacement. IDMC’s director, Alexandra Bilak and researcher & writer, Elizabeth Rushing, report on their findings from discussions in September 2017 with displacement-affected communities living along the conflict’s contact line.
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.
With over one million people fleeing from Ukraine, IDMC analyses the country's IDP registration process.
IDPs from Crimea and eastern Ukraine facing distinct outstanding needs flee their homes for different reasons, as resources of host communities and volunteers near exhaustion.