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Reducing displacement risk in the Greater Horn of Africa

This thematic report presents the first baseline for displacement risk associated with sudden-onset disasters in the countries of the Greater Horn of Africa with the ultimate aim of reducing future displacement.

26 September 2017 | Publication

Displaced but not forgotten: momentum is building to ensure internally displaced are not ‘left behind’

How can we address protracted displacement? Guest blogger Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien discusses a new OCHA study which recognises that in protracted situations, internal displacement is primarily a development and political challenge.

23 June 2017 | Blog Post

Adopting and implementing Somaliland’s draft policy framework on internal displacement

IDMC gathered national institutions, humanitarian agencies, CSOs and IDP representatives to discuss the steps required for the draft policy to be adopted and implemented in Somaliland .

23 April 2015 | Publication

Somalia: internal displacement as of March 2015

This map shows the internal displacement in Somalia as of March 2015.

18 March 2015 | Map

Somalia: over a million IDPs need support for local solutions

The government has taken an important step towards IDP protection by adopting a national policy on internal displacement, but challenges remain as the country struggles to find peace and stability.

18 March 2015 | Overview

Guest blogger Elizabeth Ferris describes “the dangers of mainstreaming IDPs into oblivion”

Increasingly, international humanitarians talk about the protection of civilians, vulnerable groups, and affected populations rather than about internally displaced persons (IDPs). What dangers could this pose to IDPs?

29 January 2015 | Blog Post

Assessing drought displacement risk for Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali pastoralists

IDMC examines how drought and other factors influence the scale, scope and patterns of drought-related displacement of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa.

21 May 2014 | Publication

Somalia: Internal displacement in brief

Somalia has witnessed more than two decades of conflict, violence, human rights violations and disasters, all of which have triggered repeated waves of displacement.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Solutions for IDPs revealed as key for future peace and stability in Somalia

Somalia has witnessed over two decades of conflict, violence, human rights violations and natural disasters, all of which have triggered repeated waves of displacement.

01 October 2013 | Overview

Internal displacement in Somalia

01 October 2013 | Map

Why displaced children of Somalia hold key to future peace

IDMC highlights the importance of engaging displaced children so as to provide and alternative path to radicalism.

01 October 2013 | Blog Post

Issue 11: 9 - 22 February 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 9 to 22 February 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

Issue 13: 9 - 22 March

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 9 to 22 March 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

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Somalia

31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page

Issue 18: 18 - 31 May

31 July 2012 | Update Container

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Somalia

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

31 July 2012 | Country Page

Issue 15: 6 - 19 April 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 6 to 19 April 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

Issue 21: 29 June - 12 July 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 29 June to 12 July 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

Issue 19: 1 - 14 June 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 1 to 14 June 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

New displacement and worsening humanitarian and protection crisis for IDPs

The famine threatened the lives of many of the 1.5 million people displaced by conflict, with malnutrition rates among IDPs in Mogadishu and Afgoye up to three times the critical emergency threshold

09 December 2011 | Overview

Unlocking the protracted displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons

IDMC paper considering in what way international actors should frame protracted displacements and the search for durable solutions to these crises.

01 November 2011 | Publication

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Displacement and worsening humanitarian situation as a result of ongoing violence and conflict

Renewed fighting in Mogadishu and other areas of Somalia since May 2009 has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians and also exacerbated the already desperate humanitarian situation of existing internally displaced people (IDPs), in particular the children and women among them.

30 July 2010 | Overview

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Somalia: Displacement and worsening humanitarian situation as a result of ongoing violence and conflict

Renewed fighting in Mogadishu and other areas of Somalia since May 2009 has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians and also exacerbated the already desperate humanitarian situation of existing internally displaced people (IDPs), in particular the children and women among them.

30 July 2010 | Country Profile

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Political and security crises, access limits and donor cuts increasing IDP vulnerability

Political stalemate, security crisis and the continuing conflict in Somalia between the UN-backed coalition government and armed opposition groups continue to expose internally displaced people (IDPs) to violations of their rights under international humanitarian and human rights law.

10 December 2009 | Overview

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