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?
Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility to delegates negotiating in Bonn this week ahead of the UN climate change conference in Paris.
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.
Self-reliance is key to unlocking protracted displacement. Aid agencies are increasingly providing livelihoods assistance that reflects local complexities, but the steps IDPs take to improve self-reliance need to be better understood and supported.
Discover the activities IDMC was engaged in in 2014 in its on-going efforts to protect and respect the rights of internally displaced people
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.
As UN member states adopt the new SDGs, it is crucial to recognise internal displacement as a development concern and ensure vulnerable IDPs are not left behind.
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.
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 April and 30 June 2015.
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.
Sri Lanka’s experience illustrates how long-term displacement is a development challenge that needs to be addressed first and foremost by governments and supporting development actors.