With twenty more women abducted in Nigeria, concerns mount over the escalating geopolitical threat Boko Haram poses to the region.
11 June 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.
07 March 2014 | Blog Post
A new brief released yesterday by IDMC voiced concern for the tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) and their host communities in Mali’s south.
21 February 2014 | Blog Post
On a recent mission to Mali, IDMC met a worrying number of IDPs who described the place they used to call home unsafe and their living conditions in the cities in the south unbearable.
20 February 2014 | Blog Post
In a report released one year after the Kampala Convention came into force, the African Union Commission together with the IDMC take a look back to see what progress has been
06 December 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC / UNHCR report provides insight into the lives of victims who have suffered at the brutal hands of the LRA
17 September 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report explores displacement as a consequence of Boko Haram’s violence and the heavy-handed counterinsurgency against it as well as recurring disaster-related displacement due to yearly flooding.
23 July 2013 | Blog Post
Four women and their children recount their experiences after being forced to flee their homes in Gao, Mali
08 March 2013 | Blog Post
With thousands of internally displaced Malians at risk of returning too soon to a dangerous climate, IDMC calls on the international community to act.
21 February 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC briefing paper reports thousands of Malians have been forced to flee homes following military intervention in January 2012
23 January 2013 | Blog Post
The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa or the Kampala Convention became legally binding Thursday, 6 December 2012.
06 December 2012 | Blog Post