An eye witness account on the current displacement situation in Burundi where thousands of people are fleeing their homes due to political unrest.
As the world commemorates International Migrants Day, IDMC highlights that international responses to forced displacement should be informed by a sound understanding of the complex drivers that force people to leave their homes.
Analysts for Central Africa had the opportunity to gather data on internally displaced people who have suffered repeated displacement and to hear about how displacement affects young people’s family lives.
This week more than 100 governments came together for the Nansen Initiative’s global consultation to discuss what is needed to protect people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
Guest bloggers Laura Cunial, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Adviser and Kirstie Farmer, Housing Land and Property Advocacy Adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council discuss the daily struggles of displaced women in urban areas.
The conflict in Yemen is reaching dire proportions with no clear end in sight. Here, IDMC analyses the challenges faced by over 1 million IDPs struggling to survive in a country wracked by turmoil.
IDP figures and key events in Yemen since 2004 highlights the scale of displacement triggered by the recent conflict between Yemeni security forces and Houthi rebels.
In 2014, over 95 per cent of the 220,000 people newly displaced in the country took place in Kenya’s north east. Here, IDMC asks: What has led to this spike in new displacement?
Our latest report revealed that 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence, the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined.
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.
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.
Q&A analysing current and future challenges concerning the protection needs of different groups of displaced people, in particular for IDPs.