This new report from IDMC and NRC presents the findings of a comprehensive assessment of the protection needs of internally displaced people across Afghanistan. This follows on from a similar assessment carried out in 2012 when NRC/IDMC published the first in-depth study looking at the impact of displacement for Afghans.
Following an overview of the global framework for IDPs’ protection and assistance, this study outlines lessons from national and regional processes such as the development and adoption of the Kampala Convention, with a view to informing similar endeavours in the future.
IDMC's new briefing paper explains how the need to ratchet up efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change is made ever more urgent by the millions of people being displaced from their homes year by climate-related disasters.
As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.
The World Humanitarian Summit is a great opportunity for states and other stakeholders to state their commitment to building regional and national normative frameworks to protect IDPs.
The training package on law and policy making on internal displacement was initially conceived and piloted by IDMC and later revised by the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy to support states and other relevant stakeholders in developing normative instruments on internal displacement.
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?
The IDMC-NRC training workshop on durable solutions for IDPs is intended to build awareness on this theme among national and international responders, including States, humanitarian and development actors.
This report analyses how the existing monitoring and data tools on internal displacement used in the West Bank do not provide a comprehensive estimate on IDPs and their needs.
Kenya has one of the most articulated IDP frameworks in the world, but additional steps may be required for it to become fully operational.
IDMC recommends a series of normative actions for Kenya to complete the work initiated with the adoption of the IDP Act in 2012 and the drafting of the IDP policy.
How can registration be used to advance the rights of children born to IDPs? IDMC proposes an answer to this question in the second installment of its "Born in Displacement" series.