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
By the end of 2013, Syria’s internal displacement crisis had become the largest in the world.
31 December 2013 | Summary
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
IDMC's Syria page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.
31 July 2012 | Country Page
Much attention is focused on the current crisis in Syria, but the country has a history of displacements dating back to 1967, all of which remain unresolved
31 July 2012 | Overview
31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page
01 March 2012 | Map
01 March 2012 | Map
Since 2005, internal displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories has largely been the result of house demolitions and land confiscation by the government of Israel in connection with the construction of the West Bank Wall.
11 November 2011 | Overview
01 November 2011 | Map
The situation of tens of thousands of Syrian Arabs displaced from the Golan Heights forty years ago is still far from resolved. They fled their homes in disputed circumstances during the Six Day War in 1967, when Israel seized the Golan, a strategic strip of land overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee. Since then, Israel has prevented the displaced from returning to their homes.
31 October 2007 | Country Profile
The situation of tens of thousands of Syrian Arabs displaced from the Golan Heights forty years ago is still far from resolved. They fled their homes in disputed circumstances during the Six Day War in 1967, when Israel seized the Golan, a strategic strip of land overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee.
31 October 2007 | Overview
01 November 2005 | Map
Little international attention has been paid to the tens of thousands of Syrian Arabs displaced from the Golan Heights more than 38 years ago. They left their homes in disputed circumstances during the Six-Day War in 1967, when Israel seized the Golan Heights, a strategic narrow stretch of land overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee.
14 April 2005 | Overview