Parts of Central America and Mexico are suffering a humanitarian crisis which stems directly from expanding criminal violence. How could humanitarian actors help national governments to protect people affected by violence?
Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.
Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.
In this ground breaking study, IDMC analyzes and assesses the impact that intense criminal violence has had on forced displacement in Mexico.
IDMC reports on ongoing land disputes and issues involving property restitution for IDPs in Colombia.
This IDMC report discusses the complexities facing Colombia’s 3 millions of IDPs who struggle to hold on to land in Humanitarian Zones established after being forced to leave nearby lands.
A compilation of life stories of those displaced by Colombia’s years of internal armed conflict and massive human rights violations.
IDMC provides recommendations to Colombia's ongoing problem of forced displacement as a means to seize land from peasants and small farmers.