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.
IDMC organised a training workshop in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the AU Commission to promote the ratification and the implementation of the Kampala Convention.
The report analyses displacement in Kenya’s Coast region, identifies land issues as key triggers and obstacles to durable solutions, and recommends actions to address them.
IDMC examines how drought and other factors influence the scale, scope and patterns of drought-related displacement of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa.
Conceptual study of internal displacement of pastoralists (case study: Kenya), examining its multi-causality and processes/options for improving their protection and assistance, to move towards durable solutions.
IDMC investigates the situation faced by displaced pastoralists in Kenya; the causes of their displacement, the legal basis for their protection and the shortcomings in response.
These studies are part of ongoing work on urban displacement in Nairobi, conducted between 2010 and 2011 to explore the phenomenon of displacement in the urban environment and the implications and challenges it poses for humanitarian action
This report outlines the complex issues around internal displacement in Kenya.