In the north-western department of Chocó, near Colombia’s border with Panama, forcibly displaced people have established “Humanitarian Zones” in a bid to hang on to their land and livelihoods. These zones are occupied by groups who have joined together to remain on or near the collective land which they were forced to leave as a result of a major military campaign in 1996.
05 November 2007 | Country Profile
This IDMC report discusses the complexities facing Colombia’s 3 millions of IDPs who struggle to hold on to land in Humanitarian Zones established after being forced to leave nearby lands.
01 November 2007 | Publication
A compilation of life stories of those displaced by Colombia’s years of internal armed conflict and massive human rights violations.
01 June 2007 | Publication