Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2009
May 2010

The Global Overview provides a comprehensive review of the 2009 situation of internal displacement, based on the information on over 50 countries brought together at It aims to provide information on these different situations from regional and country-specific perspectives, while providing an analysis of the different situations of IDPs globally: those newly displaced, those living in continuing displacement, and those making progress towards durable solutions. The achievements and limitations of the responses to these situations are also examined.

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