This briefing paper provides policy-makers, agencies, civil society and other stakeholders with a summary of how displacement is positioned in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) as a critical issue for reducing disaster risk.
16 February 2017 | Publication
After almost six years after the “Great East Japan Earthquake” disaster that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, recovery continues for approximately 134,000 evacuees who remain displaced.
06 February 2017 | Publication
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 October and 31 December 2016.
25 January 2017 | Publication
More than 1.6 million people are registered as internally displaced in Ukraine.This paper provides an overview of issues that have emerged during Ukraine’s development of a normative response to internal displacement, and the challenges inherent in implementing the regulatory framework that was established at the onset of the crisis.
19 December 2016 | Publication
The Africa Report on Internal Displacement, launched with the support from the African Union and the Norwegian Refugee Council, is the first IDMC’s report focusing on a single continent. The report expands on data and analysis available in our annual Global Report on Internal Displacement including new figures from the first half of 2016.
09 December 2016 | Publication
This update presents key internal displacement developments from 3 to 16 November 2016.
23 November 2016 | Publication
This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates from 20 October to 2 November 2016.
09 November 2016 | Publication
Following an overview of the global framework for IDPs’ protection and assistance, this study outlines lessons from national and regional processes such as the development and adoption of the Kampala Convention, with a view to informing similar endeavours in the future.
04 November 2016 | Publication
IDMC's new briefing paper explains how the need to ratchet up efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change is made ever more urgent by the millions of people being displaced from their homes year by climate-related disasters.
02 November 2016 | Publication
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 July and 30 September 2016.
27 October 2016 | Publication
This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates from 6 to 19 October 2016.
24 October 2016 | Publication
This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates from 1 September to 10 October 2016.
11 October 2016 | Publication
As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.
11 October 2016 | Publication
This update is based on internal displacement figures made available to IDMC across 16 countries from January-August 2016.
16 September 2016 | Publication
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 April and 30 June 2016.
28 July 2016 | Publication
IDMC is happy to present its Annual Report 2015 which looks back to our achievements and successes but also considers some of the strategic tasks ahead for IDMC.
26 July 2016 | Publication
IDMC has signed a join expert statement on internally displaced persons to present at the High Level Meeting to Address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants (19 September 2016).
18 July 2016 | Publication
This report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of displacement caused by development projects and business activities. IDMC shows through nine cases in India that IDPs suffer detrimental impacts and rarely recover. As the world embarks on implementing the post-2015 global development agendas, IDMC calls for people displaced by development projects and business activities to be priority beneficiaries of development work.
14 July 2016 | Publication
The World Humanitarian Summit is a great opportunity for states and other stakeholders to state their commitment to building regional and national normative frameworks to protect IDPs.
19 May 2016 | Publication
The GRID 2016 report covers internal displacement caused by conflict and sudden-onset disasters. In addition it also explores displacement currently "off the grid", such as that caused by criminal and gang violence, slow-onset disasters like drought, and development projects.
11 May 2016 | Publication
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 January and 31 March 2016.
04 May 2016 | Publication
The African Union Commission and the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) Task Team on Law and Policy marked the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Kampala Convention with a workshop focussing on its implementation.
05 April 2016 | Publication
IDMC launches its 2016 Appeal for 4.9m USD, outlining the organisation’s key activities, amid a year that already presents unprecedented levels of internal displacement as a result of new and protracted crises.
02 March 2016 | Publication
The training package on law and policy making on internal displacement was initially conceived and piloted by IDMC and later revised by the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy to support states and other relevant stakeholders in developing normative instruments on internal displacement.
30 January 2016 | Publication