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2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement

The 2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2017) presents the latest data and trends of internal displacement by conflict and disasters worldwide.

22 May 2017 | Publication

The future is here, ahead of schedule: detecting incidents of displacement through machine learning and natural language processing

The head of our Data & Analysis department, Justin Ginnetti, shares his initial reflections and takeaways on the IDETECT challenge which ended in April.

11 May 2017 | Blog Post

Quarterly Update January - March 2017

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 October and 31 December 2016.

02 May 2017 | Publication

Appeal 2017 - 2020

IDMC launches its 2017-2020 multi-year Appeal, outlining the organization’s longer term plans and activities.

28 April 2017 | Publication

Case Study Series - Dam Displacement

An estimated 80 million people have been displaced by dam projects worldwide. With this case study series, IDMC aims to gradually draw a global picture of displacement associated with dam projects, with a focus on the most vulnerable people.

11 April 2017 | Publication

Examen du cadre normatif et institutionnel malien

Les populations concernées au Mali, qu’elles soient retournées chez elles ou toujours déplacées internes, continuent de faire face à de graves problèmes de protection et d’assistance.

30 March 2017 | Publication

Painting a clearer picture with ‘flawed’ and ‘messy’ data

Compiling global figures on internal displacement, refugee statistics or international migration is a maddening, humbling experience. How can we improve data quality and ensure it is collected and used responsibly?

24 March 2017 | Blog Post

Positioned for action: Displacement in the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction

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

Recovery postponed: The long-term plight of people displaced by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, tsunami and nuclear radiation disaster

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

#IDETECT: how technology and collaboration between innovators can help ensure “no one is left behind”.

As part of its innovation efforts, IDMC has launched #IDETECT, the ‘Internal Displacement Event Tagging Extraction and Clustering Tool’ challenge on the UN Unite Ideas platform. We welcome data scientists to join the challenge to help IDMC paint a more comprehensive picture of internal displacement.

31 January 2017 | Blog Post

A New Year resolution: making 2017 a year for IDPs

Despite the obvious link between internal displacement and refugee flows, policymakers tend to focus mainly on refugees while internally displaced people (IDPs) remain largely neglected. Guest blogger Ledio Cakaj shares his first-hand experience as a refugee and as a researcher and explains why it is crucial to make sure the plight of IDPs is at the top of the global policy agenda.

26 January 2017 | Blog Post

Quarterly Update October - December 2016

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 October and 31 December 2016.

25 January 2017 | Publication

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