26 March 2015 | Sarah Kilani
IDMC reiterates the importance of monitoring internal displacement in the context of occupied Palestine at the Human Rights Council
IDMC estimates there were at least 275,000 Palestinian IDPs in the Israeli occupied territories. This is only an estimate, as the existing monitoring mechanisms do not provide comprehensive data on the nature and magnitude of displacement in occupied Palestine.
Analyst, Sarah Kilani spoke at the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council on the gaps in the existing displacement monitoring mechanism in occupied Palestine.
She highlighted the consequences of such gaps in regards to responding to the needs of internally displaced people and providing an accurate trend analysis of displacement occurring in the West Bank including East Jerusalem and Gaza.
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