Mexico: Internal displacement in brief

Public census results correlated with data on homicides and criminality show a strong causal relationship between violence and internal displacement in Mexico.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Honduras: Internal displacement in brief

Criminal violence by local gangs and transnational drug trafficking organisations have forced at least 17,000 people to flee their homes in Honduras in recent years, according to civil society monitors.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Peru: Internal displacement in brief

Peru’s internal armed conflict in the 1980s and 1990s displaced around 500,000 people, according to the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in the Americas

There were as many as six million IDPs in the Americas as of the end of 2013, forced to flee their homes by war, violence and human rights violations. The vast majority were in Colombia, where the government put their number at nearly 5.5 million.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Criminal violence and internal displacement in Mexico: evidence, perception and challenges

Video presenting evidence of violence-induced internal displacement in Mexico, the ways in which both society and the government addressed it, and the challenges ahead for Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration.

05 November 2013 | Blog Post


UPR Submission Mexico 2013

Since 2007, Mexico has been confronted with an unprecedented wave of criminal violence, with criminal organizations combatting each other and, to a lesser degree, the State. This violence has had manifold impacts on the civilian population, which were acknowledged in the report of the Working Group on the review of Mexico.

01 November 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

Haiti, 3 years on, remains a humanitarian crisis in dire need of a development solution

IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake

11 January 2013 | Blog Post


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