New displacement and challenges to durable solutions in Casamance

New clashes between the Senegalese army and members of the separatist Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance (MFDC) have caused new displacements since 2009 and hindered durable solutions for long-term internally displaced people (IDPs).

10 June 2010 | Overview


Senegal: New fighting threatens return of remaining IDPs

Despite the scarcity of information on the numbers, it is estimated that during 2005 more than 65 percent of the people displaced from their homes in the southern region of Casamance were able to return.

25 September 2006 | Overview


Senegal: Peace accord brings new hope for Casamance IDPs

For thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Senegal, 2004 ended with a note of optimism after the signing on 30 December of a peace accord between the Senegalese government and the Casamance separatist rebel group Mouvement des forces démocratiques de Casamance (MFDC).

17 February 2005 | Overview


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