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Africa’s ground-breaking convention on internal displacement reaches first anniversary

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

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

17 September 2013 | Blog Post

As Nigerians brace for flood season, there’s “no excuse” to be caught unprepared

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

Global conflict displacement at 18-year high

At the end of 2012, IDMC reported 32.4 million people newly displaced worldwide by disasters, and 28.8 million displaced through conflict and violence, the highest number ever recorded by IDMC

21 June 2013 | Blog Post

Cyclone in Myanmar uproots violence-displaced in Rakhine State yet again

As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.

17 May 2013 | Blog Post

Displaced by disasters: 32.4 million people uprooted in both rich and poor countries

IDMC report reveals that 32.4 million people forced to flee their homes in 2012 by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes. Though Asia and Africa bore the brunt, 1.3 million also displaced in rich countries, USA particularly affected.

13 May 2013 | Blog Post

Record-high 28.8 million internally displaced people worldwide in 2012; 5-fold jump in Syria

IDMC releases its 2012 Global Overview revealing a record high figure of 28.8 million people internally displaced due to conflict and violence.

29 April 2013 | Blog Post

‘Women’s voices must be heard!’ – Q&A with analysts on mission in Mali

Four women and their children recount their experiences after being forced to flee their homes in Gao, Mali

08 March 2013 | Blog Post

Why the international community needs to act now to bring Mali back from the brink

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

Nowhere to run: Fleeing Malians struggle to find safety and assistance

IDMC briefing paper reports thousands of Malians have been forced to flee homes following military intervention in January 2012

23 January 2013 | Blog Post

Haiti, 3 years on, remains a humanitarian crisis in dire need of a development solution

IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake

11 January 2013 | Blog Post

2012 in review photo collage

Snapshot of 2012 for IDMC, a collage of some of our key videos and photos.

01 January 2013 | Blog Post

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