Global Internal Displacement Database (GIDD)

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Pushed Aside - Displaced for "Development" in India

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.

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2016 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2016)

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

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Media Centre

IDMC is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexandra Bilak as its new Director. She will officially take up this role on 1st August 2016. As IDMC Director, Alexandra will lead IDMC towards achieving the objectives of its 2015-2020 strategy, and will consolidate IDMC’s role as the leading source of data and analysis on internal displacement. In this phase, IDMC will work with new and existing partners to provide ever-more compelling evidence of the drivers, scale, patterns and impacts of displacement across the world.

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Law & Policy

On behalf of the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy, IDMC has launched a new law and policy database revealing how countries around the world are framing their response to situations of internal displacement through national legislation and policies.

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