In 2014, the total number of people internally displaced by armed conflict and violence worldwide was estimated to be 38 million people, the highest figure IDMC has ever recorded.
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 January and 31 March 2015.
First in a series of thematic papers that contributes to understanding resilience in the context of multiple displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
IDMC gathered national institutions, humanitarian agencies, CSOs and IDP representatives to discuss the steps required for the draft policy to be adopted and implemented in Somaliland .
Brutal attacks by militant group Boko Haram have caused massive internal displacement not only within Nigeria but also in neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
IDMC's paper provides evidence-based estimates of the likelihood of disaster-induced displacement in the nations belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
This report presents housing practices and tools that address challenges to adequate housing in urban displacement situations in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle-East.
IDMC's report forecasts an increased risk of global displacement caused by disasters, and calls for a stronger link between displacement and disaster risk reduction.
IDMC workshops aim to provide technical support to national processes. This was the case of the workshop held in Harare in November 2014 when different stakeholders were convened to discuss the findings of a study on the domestic displacement framework.
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 October and 31 December 2014.
The paper illustrates the Kampala Convention's achievements two years later, and how signatory countries have taken different approaches to implementing its provisions.
The report outlines gaps in the legal framework of Zimbabwe which prevent IDPs from exercising their rights and proposes recommendations.