Former IDPs share the common challenge of recovery and reconstruction

Only 15% of people who returned moved through an organised process, while 70% returned spontaneously, without any aid from local authorities or humanitarian organisations

12 December 2007 | Overview


Angola: IDP rehabilitation held back by devastated infrastructure

Since April 2002, close to four million internally displaced Angolans have gone home following the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the governing MPLA and UNITA, which marked the end of 27 years of civil war. However, a joint IDP assessment carried out by the United Nations and the Angolan government found that there are still more than 91,000 people who remain displaced as a result of the war.

04 October 2005 | Overview


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