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.
The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.
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.
This IDMC and Watchlist report on the Lord’s Resistance Army in CAR, focuses on the abduction of children who are often then raped, used as sex slaves, and forced to attack villages and kill others, including other children.
Internally displaced children in CAR face severe protection problems from ongoing insecurity and violence.
IDMC reports on and makes recommendations for durable solutions to the decade long crisis of forced displacement in Central African Republic.