Tens of thousands of Syrians are stuck in no man’s land in between Jordan and Syria and their situation is far beyond desperate. They live, or rather survive, in the berm, a strip of land between two man-made barriers of sand, a rocky desert with no vegetation, no water and one of the harshest climates on earth. Only a few outsiders have ever had the chance to visit it.
04 October 2017 | Blog Post
Latest IDMC overview on forced displacement in Syria, from 2011 to the end of 2014.
21 October 2014 | Map
Once a stable middle-income country that hosted refugees from all over the region and beyond just four years ago, Syria is now experiencing a displacement and protection crisis of a magnitude the world has not seen for many years.
21 October 2014 | Overview
IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
Each day, 9,500 civilians are forced to flee their homes in Syria – that’s one family every minute.* Three years after Syria’s brutal armed conflict began, the international community is still failing to bring an end to a crisis which has displaced a staggering number of people inside the country.
14 March 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC highlights the importance of immediate ‘unimpeded access to humanitarian assistance’ for the Syrian people.
26 September 2013 | Blog Post
When it reaches such dramatic scales, displacement disrupts the stable economic centres that people flee to, exacerbating existing tensions and fuelling more protests
17 August 2012 | Briefing Paper