Long considered one of the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian crises, the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is getting even worse. Here, we put the current displacement figures in context, describe the challenges in getting accurate data and add to the chorus of calls for humanitarian efforts to be scaled up
02 November 2017 | Blog Post
Brutal attacks by militant group Boko Haram have caused massive internal displacement not only within Nigeria but also in neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
16 April 2015 | Publication
With the Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections due in February 2015, there are fears the violence that accompanied the polls three years ago will reoccur.
11 December 2014 | Blog Post
In the run-up to 2015 elections, attacks by Boko Haram militants have caused an unprecedented crisis in north-eastern Nigeria, compounding other complex causes of internal displacement such as inter-communal violence and flooding.
09 December 2014 | Overview
This map shows the causes of internal displacement in Nigeria reported in 2013-2014.
09 December 2014 | Map
By April 2014, 137,000 people remained internally displaced in Mali while those returning north faced numerous obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement.
19 May 2014 | Overview
Returning IDPs continued to face obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement while 137,000 people remained displaced in Mali's south by April 2014.
19 May 2014 | Map
The military campaign to retake control of northern Mali from Islamist rebels has raised hopes among IDPs that they could soon be going home - but what will they be going home to?
20 February 2013 | Briefing Paper
More displacements are expected across the country as the fighting and violence are likely to intensify over the next few weeks as more French and African troops are deployed
21 January 2013 | Briefing Paper