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Senegal: Internal displacement in brief

Sporadic clashes between the Senegalese army and the separatist Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance (MFDC) reduced in number and intensity during 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

IDMC

Senegal

31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page

IDMC

Senegal

IDMC's Senegal page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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

IDMC

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

IDMC

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

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Senegal

Displacement of civilians caused by intermittent clashes between Senegalese government forces and rebels of the separatist Mouvement des forces démocratiques de Casamance (MFDC) continued to be reported in 2002 and 2003.

19 August 2003 | Country Profile

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Senegal

Despite being hailed as a relatively peaceful and stable country in the African context, Senegal has been the scene of intermittent clashes between government forces and rebels of the separatist Mouvement des forces démocratiques de Casamance (MFDC) since the early 1980s.

12 June 2002 | Country Profile

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