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?
Ongoing tensions and violence continue to cause new displacement in certain areas in Bangladesh. Access to land rights must be guaranteed to help displaced minorities reach durable solutions.
With the Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections due in February 2015, there are fears the violence that accompanied the polls three years ago will reoccur.
Ten years after the Manam volcano erupted, over 15,000 people remain displaced. The government must provide them with durable solutions.
Kampala Convention serves as a reminder that displacement is a problem that requires long term responses. Here we outline how it can provide legal protection to the millions of displaced people in the continent.
When a whole town was displaced in Guinea during the Ebola crisis, the link between disease and displacement began to emerge.
IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan
IDMC Analyst gave a joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
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.
A new approach to assistance in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo is needed. This is how our project on resilience and multiple displacement will contribute to this.
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.
As Mali is working to establish peace, concerns are being raised regarding the risk of recurring conflict and displacement if a “peace” agreement is brokered without a meaningful involvement from opposition groups and Malian society at large."