With twenty more women abducted in Nigeria, concerns mount over the escalating geopolitical threat Boko Haram poses to the region.
11 June 2014 | Blog Post
Examining displacement post-Haiyan, IDMC challenges the common assumption that when people are displaced by disasters, their situation is temporary.
27 May 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
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.
07 March 2014 | Blog Post
A new brief released yesterday by IDMC voiced concern for the tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) and their host communities in Mali’s south.
21 February 2014 | Blog Post
On a recent mission to Mali, IDMC met a worrying number of IDPs who described the place they used to call home unsafe and their living conditions in the cities in the south unbearable.
20 February 2014 | Blog Post
In a report released one year after the Kampala Convention came into force, the African Union Commission together with the IDMC take a look back to see what progress has been
06 December 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC / UNHCR report provides insight into the lives of victims who have suffered at the brutal hands of the LRA
17 September 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report explores displacement as a consequence of Boko Haram’s violence and the heavy-handed counterinsurgency against it as well as recurring disaster-related displacement due to yearly flooding.
23 July 2013 | Blog Post
At the end of 2012, IDMC reported 32.4 million people newly displaced worldwide by disasters, and 28.8 million displaced through conflict and violence, the highest number ever recorded by IDMC
21 June 2013 | Blog Post
As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.
17 May 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report reveals that 32.4 million people forced to flee their homes in 2012 by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes. Though Asia and Africa bore the brunt, 1.3 million also displaced in rich countries, USA particularly affected.
13 May 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC releases its 2012 Global Overview revealing a record high figure of 28.8 million people internally displaced due to conflict and violence.
29 April 2013 | Blog Post
Four women and their children recount their experiences after being forced to flee their homes in Gao, Mali
08 March 2013 | Blog Post
With thousands of internally displaced Malians at risk of returning too soon to a dangerous climate, IDMC calls on the international community to act.
21 February 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC briefing paper reports thousands of Malians have been forced to flee homes following military intervention in January 2012
23 January 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake
11 January 2013 | Blog Post
Snapshot of 2012 for IDMC, a collage of some of our key videos and photos.
01 January 2013 | Blog Post
The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa or the Kampala Convention became legally binding Thursday, 6 December 2012.
06 December 2012 | Blog Post