Expert Opinion

Expert opinion | 19 November 2013

Increasing movement of IDPs out of areas worst affected by Haiyan as displacement figures rise to over 4.4 million

IDPs in Philippines move out of the worst-affected areas in response to deteriorating conditions, insecurity and lack of access to shelter, food and other life-saving assistance.

 

Expert opinion | 15 November 2013

The Oslo Accords, 20 years of a worsening humanitarian situation, time for a creative rethink?

The twenty years since peace process have seen more discriminatory planning policies and settlement construction than the thirty years preceding it, leading to a dramatic increase in displacement and movement restrictions.

 

Expert opinion | 13 November 2013

1 in 10 Filipinos affected by Haiyan, as picture of mass displacement emerges

An estimated 4.4 million people have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, IDMC calls for planning that will support sustainable recovery and mitigate against further disaster.

 

Expert opinion | 05 November 2013

Criminal violence and internal displacement in Mexico: evidence, perception and challenges

Video presenting evidence of violence-induced internal displacement in Mexico, the ways in which both society and the government addressed it, and the challenges ahead for Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration.

 

Expert opinion | 21 October 2013

Why Afghanistan must act now to adopt a national policy for its internally displaced

Time is running out for the Afghan government to adopt a stalled landmark policy for the hundreds of thousands forced to flee within the country.

 

Expert opinion | 10 October 2013

Violence in Central African Republic threatens whole region as IDP numbers escalate

IDMC outlines insecurity and violence issues in Central African Republic as France pushes for UN Security Resolution amid reports of cross-border criminal activity and an influx of foreign fighters.

 

Expert opinion | 01 October 2013

Why displaced children of Somalia hold key to future peace

IDMC highlights the importance of engaging displaced children so as to provide and alternative path to radicalism.

 

Expert opinion | 26 September 2013

Syria in 6 months’ time: Why we must act now to fill the aid void

IDMC highlights the importance of immediate ‘unimpeded access to humanitarian assistance’ for the Syrian people.

 

Expert opinion | 17 September 2013

A Life of Fear and Flight: The Legacy of LRA Brutality in North-East Democratic Republic of Congo

IDMC / UNHCR report provides insight into the lives of victims who have suffered at the brutal hands of the LRA

 

Expert opinion | 13 September 2013

No safe passage: the 20 year legacy of the Oslo Accords

Twenty years after the signing of the Oslo Accords, a peaceful two-state solution has yet to be realised increasing the fragmentation of Palestine.

 

Expert opinion | 02 September 2013

How to develop a national IDP policy? New guide released today

IDMC and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement release new tool designed to help law and policymakers address internal displacement at the national level.

 

Expert opinion | 21 August 2013

Five years on from the Georgia-Russia war: Georgian IDPs still in need

Earlier this month was the fifth anniversary of the Georgia-Russia war, leaving tens of thousands of people displaced. For most, returning home remains an elusive hope.

 

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