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.
With over one million people fleeing from Ukraine, IDMC analyses the country's IDP registration process.
Severe flooding and landslides have caused over two billion euros in damages in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Losses have resulted in heightened vulnerability of IDPs, returnees and Roma.
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.
IDMC attempts to unpack the question: are children born to internally displaced people (IDPs) themselves IDPs, and what are the impacts?
IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.
IDMC calls on Azerbaijan to use its upcoming tenure at the Council of Europe to resolve displacement for Europe's 2.3 million IDPs.
As Russia prepares for next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, people living in displacement for 20 years are being bulldozed away in neighbouring Ingushetia. These types of forced evictions – illegal under international law – are quietly putting hundreds of displaced people in the North Caucasus out in the cold.
As Serbia begins accession talks with the EU, IDMC highlights how the recent local elections in Kosovo signal a positive step forward for marginalised internally displaced (IDP) communities, and calls on the EU to consider the plight of IDPs when assessing suitability of EU membership.
Earlier this month was the fifth anniversary of the Georgia-Russia war, leaving tens of thousands of people displaced. For most, returning home remains an elusive hope.
On the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the UN’s reinstatement of charges against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić offers some hope to those driven from their homes during the 1990’s.
IDMC Senior Country Analyst reports on lesser known internal displacement crises Learn about her experiences of the North Caucasus, where thousands of people have been trapped in displacement for over 15 years.